You must have RIBA Parts 1 and 2 from a recognised school of architecture or have normally successfully passed the ARB assessment for RIBA Parts 1 and 2.
Months of entry
The Diploma is the final part of an architectural student’s professional training and the culmination of a minimum of seven years’ education and professional development. The content of the course and each module builds on the professional experience and knowledge that you will have gained over this period.
This third and final adjunct of architectural education is designed to take place during the second period of mandatory practical training after the completion of the Part 2.
The course can be completed in 12 to 24 months, according to employment circumstances. Graduates of the course receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Professional Practice and can apply for registration with ARB, and for Chartered membership of the RIBA.
Information for international students
If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (or equivalent) with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
Fees and funding
As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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