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Architecture RIBA Part 3 PGDip

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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Architecture (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The Management, Practice and Law In Architecture PGDip (RIBA Part 3) represents the last part of the formal education of an architect in the UK, drawing on the knowledge and experience that students have gathered throughout their time in the design and construction industries.

The postgraduate diploma in Professional Practice at Brighton is a professionally recognised qualification, with successful completion of the course allowing candidates to register with the ARB and seek election as a member of the RIBA. The Part 3 course is led and delivered by active, award-winning architects and construction-industry professionals.

The Architecture RIBA Part 3 is the final stage of your architectural training and, on completion, qualifies you for registration with the Architect Registration Board (ARB). You will also officially be able to use the title 'architect' and become a charactered member of the RIBA.

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

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This module comprises the collation of your professional experience with the submission of PEDRs (or certificates of professional experience) and career evaluation.

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Entry requirements

Architecture BA(Hons) or BSc(Hons) with exemption from RIBA Part 1 or equivalent, plus postgraduate diploma in Architecture with exemption from RIBA Part 2 or equivalent. Applicants must also have at least 15 months of appropriate professional experience and a Professional Experience and Development Record (PEDR).

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The university has also been ranked in the top 25% of UK universities for research...more

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