Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Architectural Research (pgCAAR)
The pgCAAR is designed to help postgraduate students take their individual work to a higher level of design and/or theoretical development, in the form of a portfolio, exhibition or text.
Why choose The Bartlett
- one of the most influential, exciting and innovative architecture schools in the world
- located within the UK’s largest multidisciplinary faculty of the built environment, in one of the world’s top universities
- the UK’s highest-rated department for architectural research (REF 2008, 2014), and ranked the best British school of architecture by AJ100 for 13 consecutive years
- based in central London, close to world-leading architectural, engineering and creative practices, many of whom are partners
- host to students from over 40 nations, many of them among the most sought-after in the world for their drive, creativity, and skills
- the school where students have won a total of 6 Bronze, 3 Dissertation, and 10 Silver RIBA Presidents medals
About the course
You can take the full-time pgCAAR over 3 months or the part-time course over a period of up to 18 months. You’ll be allocated a personal tutor to guide you in developing your work, which may take the form of a physical or drawn piece, a personal exhibition or a written piece that you extend into a conference paper or journal article.
Who should apply
The standard entry requirement is a Masters Degree in Architecture or an equivalent professional architecture or design qualification. We can only accept students who have met the UCL English language requirements before the course commences.
Prepare a proposal indicating the area of research that you’d like to take forward and contact Professor Stephen Gage to discuss the matter.
If you wish to make a formal application please contact Thea Heinz in the Faculty Office.