Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Professional Practice and Management in Architecture

The course satisfies the Part 3 criteria forvValidation and is the last stage in the formal, academic training and the practical, work-based learning that contributes to the education of an architect; it lays the foundation for 'life-long learning' in the architectural profession; its primary purpose is to enable you to demonstrate competence in the practice of architecture.

Entry requirements

Part 1 and part 2 qualifications prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) or graduates of courses recognised for exemption from the RIBA part 1 and part 2 examination (graduates of part 1 and 2 courses not prescribed by the ARB will not automatically be eligible for entry to the UK Register of Architects on completion of the course). Interview and individual portfolio of work.

Course modules

Modules include: Architectural profession and project procedures; procurement and contract management; practice management and personal development; professional experience.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through coursework (distance learning exercises), role play, documentary submission (record of professional experience, career evaluation and case study), and culminates in the professional interview.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,830 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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