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Professional Practice Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3 exemption) PgDip

Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

DATA SOURCE : HOTCOURSES

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Architecture (General)

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

This course focuses on the legal, procedural, professional and managerial competencies needed to engage in architectural practice as an independent and reflective practitioner. The course covers the criteria specified by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for Part 3. The award offers a qualification prescribed by the ARB.

The Key features are the course consolidates your existing skills and learning. You gain core legal, procedural, professional and managerial competencies; This course is one of continuous assessment over an extended period and offers opportunities for you to critically evaluate your professional experience. The emphasis is on developing the skills required for reflective practice. This is a qualification prescribed by the ARB. The course is validated by RIBA and covers the ARB and RIBA criteria for Part 3. It represents the attainment of the minimum level of competence expected of an architect registered in the UK.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Study mode

Part time

Duration

11 months

Start date

SEP-17

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Building Procurement and the Management of Projects - Core

The aim of this module is to develop the student's critical awareness of the processes involved in delivering architectural projects from design, through to fabrication and completion. Students will explore the relationship between the design process and the construction process and the techniques and criteria for creating, managing and maintaining quality. Students will analyse how different procurement routes and methodologies are evidenced in contract forms and current and future trends for construction as an industry.

Critical Practice - Core

This module brings together the work based learning and professional experience which underpins the programme and the academic skills and acquisition of knowledge which have developed in the earlier modules. The module is the capstone module and constitutes the culmination and summation of the programme. Students are required to demonstrate their knowledge, skill and ability to critically appraise professional practice as well as an ability to determine and manage their professional development.

Professional Services and Business Management - Core

The aim of this module is to develop the student's critical awareness of the processes involved in delivering architectural designs. These will include the economic, social, organisational, regulatory and ethical context. It will explore and critically evaluate the techniques and criteria for creating, managing and maintaining quality, within a design project, from inception to completion. Assessment is through a series of scenario-based assignments.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course £3180 full course fees

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course £7975 full course fees

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Applicants must have: ARB/RIBA Parts 1 and 2 or exemptions; a minimum of 13 months of approved, logged experience, preferably in the UK; a high level of commitment to the course and support from your employer; and a good level of written and spoken English.

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