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Professional Practice in Architecture PGCert ARB RIBA Part 3

University of Nottingham

14 months
Duration
2780 GBP/year
2530 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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Start date

About

University of Nottingham's Professional Practice in Architecture PGCert ARB RIBA Part 3 course is the final step towards completing your studies in Architecture and becoming a qualified architect in the UK. Our 12- month, programme is delivered through a combination of distance learning, campus recalls and study groups.  

Overview

Key facts

University of Nottingham's Professional Practice in Architecture PGCert ARB RIBA Part 3  programme deals with issues related to the context for practice, the management of architecture and the management of construction. Our programme comprises five recall days held throughout the year where students will attend intensive lecture, seminar and workshop programmes to introduce the key material. Project work is undertaken in the workplace and then used to explore and understand the application of this material.

This programme runs from November to November, and is structured into five teaching sessions (recall days).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Jan - Marketing and management

  • Evaluation of Experience
  • Marketing
  • Managing The Office
  • Communications

February: Submission of Assignment 1

Apr - Contracts and procurement

  • Contract law
  • The building team
  • Procurement methods and contracts
  • Running the contract
  • Client architect relationships
  • Work experience check

May: Submission of Assignment 2

June - the law and the architect

  • Disability law
  • Planning law
  • Copyright
  • Business formats
  • Party Wall Act
  • CDM legislation
  • Building Regulation Procedures
  • Case study verbal reports
  • Issue of past years scenarios
  • Feedback on Assignment 2
  • Issue of Assignment 3

Aug: Submission of Assignment 3

Sept: Examination Guidance and Scenario sent out

Sept: Master Class

  • Keynote speaker
  • Question and answer session
  • Submission of log books, CV, case study

October: Office-based Practice Paper - Written Examination

Oct: Examination Paper

  • Employers letter
  • Supervisor's declaration

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended
  • Fully structured

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have parts 1 and 2, and experience.

Work experience

Applicants should experience of working in an approved practice.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2780 GBP per year during 14 months.
  • National

    2530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2530 GBP per year during 14 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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