University of Huddersfield: Professional Practice and Management in Architecture (RIBA part 3) (Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert)

InstitutionUniversity of Huddersfield View institution profile
Department Architecture and Three-Dimensional Design (TA3D)
Web https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Email architectureand3d@hud.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)1484 472281
Study type Taught

Summary

This course will prepare you for undertaking Part 3 of the ARB/RIBA Examination in Architecture - the final stage of qualification as an Architect in the UK.

1 course option

Qualification Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Entrants to this RIBA part 3 award must first gain (or obtain exemption from) the RIBA part 1 and part 2 Examinations in Architecture and must complete a period of 24 months professional training (recorded with the RIBA PEDR) before they sit the final examination.

Assessment

Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on exam performance/final coursework is available on request after the publication of results.

Modules

The course comprises a single module: Professional Practice and Management in Architecture, which focuses on application of the skills and knowledge required for the professional practice of architecture in today's society.

Whilst working in architectural practice, you will prepare a detailed Case Study of a project in which you have been involved and you will prepare a Personal Evaluation Report of your professional experience. The module includes a short course of full-time study at the University, during which lectures, tutorials and workshops will address the obligations and responsibilities of professional practice as an Architect in the UK.

The course concludes with an ‘Office-based Assignment' in which you will be expected to demonstrate your competence, professional awareness, knowledge and ability in the contexts of the management architectural practice, the procurement of buildings and the supervision of building construction, and the legislation relating to Planning procedures and the construction of buildings in the UK, followed by a ‘viva voce' examination conducted by a panel of professional architectural practitioners (referred-to as the ‘Professional Interview').

Location Main Site
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH

University of Huddersfield


 

About the University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield has a student population of around 20,000 students, with over 4,500 postgraduate students and researchers, and a large international community of students who come from over 120 different countries. There are around 1,350 postgraduate research students across campus.

Huddersfield is located in the heart of England. It is 2 hours from London, 30 minutes from Manchester and 20 minutes from Leeds by train.

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