Description

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.

Why study this course?

  • 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.

Study Details:

Professional Certificate 15 months part-time

Module Details:

 

Your Professional Studies Advisor

You will be allocated a Professional Studies Advisor, who will support you in evidencing your experience gained in practice via your Professional Experience and Development Records (PEDR). Your PEDR is a mandatory component of the RIBA Examination in Professional Practice and Management, in conjunction with your Part 3 studies.

Please note that this course doesn’t represent a placement programme; instead it can be understood as a ‘graduate monitoring service’, offered in relation to professional practice.

Student Destinations

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.

Fees

Fees for 2019 entry - The fee for the Professional Certificate in Architecture is £250.00, payable on acceptance to the programme.

Entry Requirements

 

What are we looking for?

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

Please see our website for how to apply

Visit Website Request Information Add to Compare List

Key Information

Please see our website for how to apply


Visit Website
Request Information
Add to Compare List

University Hub

Nottingham Trent University

More Information