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Professional Certificate in Architecture

Professional Certificate in Architecture

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Professional Certificate

Subject areas

Architecture (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed to support graduates from a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 1-accredited qualification in architecture, who are undertaking experience in professional practice, prior to entry on a Part 2 course. The course aims to provide easy access to professional, work-related and educational advice, at the same time as monitoring and helping you interpret your practice-based experience. The programme is optional and therefore not a mandatory requirement to progress on to a Part 2 course. However, it is recognised by the RIBA and Architects Registration Board (ARB), as part of the UK system for ensuring high quality entrants to the profession. Benefit from full NTU student status - enrolment on this course entitles you to use of the University's industry-standard facilities, libraries and learning spaces. Develop your personal design style, supported by a University with a strong design heritage; NTU began life as the Nottingham Government School of Design in 1843. Your learning is also underpinned by the School’s significant expertise as a built environment educator. Access NTU's NOW e-platform, a space to share relevant content and facilitate discussion with your peers. You'll also be encouraged to communicate regularly with your Professional Studies Advisor, either face-to-face or by email. Take advantage of NTU's expert Employability team, who can assist with refining your CV, developing professional skills, and sourcing relevant employment opportunities. Benefit from a peer-to-peer support network, facilitated by a series of recall days that you'll be invited to attend. Have the opportunity to meet with other practising professionals at a similar career stage, expanding you industry network. Following completion of the PCiA, students generally continue in the professional pathway in architecture, either securing a place on a Part 2 course, such as our MArch Architecture course, or extending professional practice, gaining more than one year of professional experience, before applying to a Part 2 course.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

15 months

Start date

FEB

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need to hold an undergraduate qualification with RIBA/ARB Part 1 status. Students on this programme are expected to be in architectural practice, relevant qualified employment or voluntary work, as detailed by ARB/RIBA for PEDR purposes.

University information

Situated in Nottingham - voted the second best city for students in the UK - Nottingham Trent University (NTU) consists of 4 campuses: City Campus, Confetti Campus, Clifton Campus and Brackenhurst Campus. NTU offers almost 200 taught courses and has a wide range of research degree options across its many academic schools: NTU Doctoral School (research degrees) Nottingham Business School Nottingham Law School ...more