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University for the Creative Arts: Professional Practice in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3)

Institution University for the Creative Arts View institution profile
Department Architecture and Interior Design
Telephone 01252 918291
Study type Taught


Complete the final stage in your training to become an architect with our Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture (Part 3).

This 12-month course provides you with the foundation for life-long learning and development towards becoming a certified member of the architectural profession. It is predominantly taught online, allowing you the flexibility to manage your time appropriately around your professional practice commitments.

Programmed lectures will be uploaded throughout the course, and will remain available so you can watch and re-watch at your own pace, while programmed online webinars/tutorials will happen periodically at pre-determined times to encourage discourse around taught topics and the development of an online community.

This course will equip you with the skills and competencies you need to work in an ethical and professional manner. The content of the course is based on helping you to satisfy each of the professional competencies laid out jointly by the ARB/RIBA. Namely:

PC1 Professionalism

PC2 Clients, users, and delivery of services

PC3 Legal framework and processes

PC4 Practice and management

PC5 Building procurement

This course has received accreditation from ARB and is in the process of being accredited with RIBA

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University for the Creative Arts


The University for the Creative Arts is a place for those who live, breathe, and dream creativity. Those with a drive to explore their creative identity, and a desire for a career doing what they love.

As a university that truly embodies creativity, we’ll help you take the next step on your creative journey; whether that’s carving a route towards a creative career, advancing an unfinished project, or as a natural next step beyond your previous studies.

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