Queen's University Belfast
Architecture (Professional Practice Architecture)
Course provides exemption from Royal Institute of British Architects' final examination part 3.
BSc in architecture or a similar qualification from an approved RIBA/ARB part 1 course at a recognised UK institution. Applicants must have also successfully completed the Queen's University Belfast BArch/MArch or any other approved RIBA part 2 course at a recognised UK institution. Applicants from other institutions must normally be able to demonstrate that they have taken and successfully completed professional studies type elements within their RIBA/ARB part 2 and part 2 courses to the satisfaction of the University. Professional experience at part 3 level normally required within UK jurisdiction. For the successful completion of this programme to have the status of part 3, international applicants must demonstrate through the ARB assessment process that they possess the equivalent qualifications for RIBA/ARB parts 1 and 2. Only then will a graduate of this programme be able to apply for registration with ARB and membership of the RIBA. International applicants who do not demonstrate that they possess the equivalent qualifications for RIBA/ARB parts 1 and 2 may be permitted to undertake the programme for personal, professional development purposes only. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 taken with the last 2 years, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.
Assessment is based on the submission of validated tri-monthly professional experience and development record (PEDR) sheets for the 24-month, office-based experience; 2 written examination papers; an office-based case study; office-based assignment; curriculum vitae, personal evaluation of experience and an oral examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|
Course Enquiries, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
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