Queen’s University Belfast Part 3 Architecture
PgCert Prof Practice in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3)
This Postgraduate Certificate provides exemption from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Final Examination Part III and is recognised by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for the UK for the purposes of registration under the Architects Act 1997.
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The Syllabus is in accordance with the RIBA/ARB criteria for validation and prescription at Part III level. The programme includes an introduction day and sandwich programme. For further details of the programme content, please contact the School.
Entry is open to applicants who have successfully completed the Queen’s University Belfast BSc in Architecture or a similar qualification from an approved RIBA/ARB Part 1 course in a recognised UK institution.
Applicants must have also successfully completed (i) the Queen’s University Belfast BArch or MArch or (ii) any other approved RIBA Part 2 course in 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 1 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.
As part of the application process you are required to complete the relevant questionnaire and upload with a current CV.
For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website.
Fees & Funding
There is a range of funding and scholarship options available to those considering study at Queen’s.
For tuition fee information see www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees/
From the academic year 2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per NI / EU student for postgraduate study. Tuition fee loan information.
A postgraduate loans system in the UK offers government-backed student loans of up to £10,280 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. Criteria, eligibility, repayment and application information are available on the UK government website.
For fees, funding and further information see the fees and funding section of the website
How To Apply
Applicants for Postgraduate programmes are strongly advised to carefully read the important information and follow the steps set out here before submitting their application via the Postgraduate Direct Applications Portal.
If you have queries on course content please contact the school representative below.