• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

On this Architecture degree course at University of Portsmouth – which leads to the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Architects Registration Board (ARB) Part 2 exemption – you’ll learn the professional and creative skills needed for a successful architectural career.

You’ll unpack architectural topics such as urbanism, landscape, sustainability and culture, and learn to put your knowledge and skills into practice as you pursue your ambition to become a qualified architect.

What You Will Experience?

On this course, you’ll:

  • develop the creative and professional abilities needed for a practicing architect
  • engage in collaborative projects
  • get the opportunity to study at a range of European universities through the ERASMUS exchange scheme (full time students, MArch Year 1)

Career

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

The skills you'll develop on this course, will open doors to exciting careers in professional and creative careers, and put you one step closer to becoming a registered architect.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Accreditation

This course is professionally accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB) . This means you'll satisfy the criteria for RIBA/ARB Part 2 exemption, putting you one step closer to becoming registered as an architect.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Architectural Design: Strategy 
  • Architectural Design: Synthesis
  • Tactical Urbanism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Make your application as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree with RIBA Part 1 exemption, or equivalent. Applicants would preferably have a year of professional, relevant experience. An online portfolio submission and/or interview may be required as part of the selection process.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Part time: £3,080
  • International students Part time: £6,600

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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