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Postgrad Diploma in Professional Practice & Management in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3, ARB Part 3)

Part 3 Professional Qualification Programmes

The Bartlett offers two Part 3 awards, each award has different admissions criteria but all candidates follow the same programme and examination.

  • The Bartlett Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture – ARB/RIBA Part 3. This is available to applicants who have already obtained UK ARB/RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 exemption, or ARB Part 1 and 2 through the ARB Prescribed Examination, including applicants who have obtained Part 1 and/or Part 2 from RIBA-validated overseas schools.
  • The Bartlett Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture – ARB Part 3. This is available to non-UK applicants who have architectural or built environment qualifications from non-UK schools but have yet to obtain Part 1 and/or Part 2 through the ARB Prescribed Examination.

Part 3 Lecture Only Course

EU Citizens who are registered architects in their home country and are registered under EEC Directive 85/384 or EU Directive 2002/0061/COD with ARB may wish to attend the Part 3 Lecture Only course in order to familiarise themselves with UK practice.

The Part 3 lecture course is also available to candidates who wish to take the examination at a school of architecture elsewhere in the UK or at a later date. 

2017 Course Application

Please refer to the 2016 Part 3 Handbook (.pdf 1.3 MB) for overall information on the course structure and content. The 2017 Handbook will be available with minor amendments to regulations and full details in the new year. For the time being please refer to the 2017 planners for key course dates.

2017 Lecture Timetable (.pdf 407 KB)

2017 Module Guide (.pdf 464 KB)

2017 Tutorial Planner (.pdf 202 KB)

Critical Analysis Report Guidance (.pdf 232 KB)


Applying for the Part 3 Full Course:

2017 ARB/RIBA Application Form (.pdf 124 KB)

2017 ARB Part 3 Application Form (.pdf 143 KB)

2017 Part 3 Full Course Application Fee Payment Instructions (.pdf 111 KB)

Applying for the Lecture Only Course:

2017 Lecture Only Application Form (.pdf 128 KB)

2017 Lecture Only Fee Payment Instructions (113 KB)

Structure

These are part-time modular programmes, starting in January and comprising six five-week modules that can be completed over a 12, 18 or 24-month period.

Candidates are supported by a programme of 50 lectures from January to May, one-to-one tutorials, study groups and revision seminars.

Content

For more information on course content, please email the Professional Studies Office.

Staff

Susan Ware, Director of Professional Studies, Sub Dean and Faculty Tutor

Katy Wood, Tutor and Part 3 Lecturer

Applying

Applying

Applicants with UK qualifications:

Complete the application form and submit a current CV and a 1000-word reflective resumé of your professional experience to date.

Applicants with overseas qualifications:

Complete the application form and submit a current CV and a 1000-word reflective resumé of your professional experience to date. You may also be asked to attend an interview.

Candidates are exected to have a high standard of written and spoken English, and have a minimum of 24 months’ approved and monitored practical work experience, in line with the regulations published by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

The fee for the course is £3000.

For more information please email the Professional Studies Office

Opportunities

Professional Registration/Chartered Status

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice & Management in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3)

This programme has been Prescribed by the Architects Registration Board of the United Kingdom (ARB) and validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for exemption from its own examination as the final qualifying examination for the purposes of registration and Chartered status.

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture (ARB Part 3)

This programme has been Prescribed by the Architects Registration Board of the United Kingdom (ARB) for the programme to be Prescribed as the final qualifying examination for the purposes of registration (Part 3).