Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Professional Practice

University of Bath

12 months
2090 GBP/year
2090 GBP/year
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Professional Practice degree offered at University of Bath is the final step towards completing your studies in Architecture and becoming a qualified Architect in the UK. 


Professional Practice degree offered at University of Bath complements your ongoing professional experience. It builds on your knowledge, understanding, ability and skills to deal with the challenges of working in practice. 

It’s validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) so by successfully completing our course, you are exempt from RIBA’s part 3 examinations. Our course is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) to enable you to qualify to register as a Chartered Architect.

You will:

  • develop your commercial awareness, integrity and knowledge of processes and management
  • explore working with a range of stakeholders including clients, employers and industry
  • gain expertise in how to lead architectural and construction projects professionally
  • When you graduate, you'll be able to prove your competency to practice as an Architect.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practice and project management
  • Professional practice
  • Oral examination

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for this course, you should have a BA (Hons) Architecture or BSc (Hons) with exemption from RIBA Part 1 or equivalent. 
  • Postgraduate diploma in Architecture with exemption from RIBA Part 2 or equivalent.
  • For candidates who have gained a degree(s) in architecture at a European or other overseas university/institution, their degree qualifications must first be approved by the Architects Registration Board of the United Kingdom to be determine that they are the equivalent standard of the Part 1 and Part 2 qualifications above.

Tuition Fee

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    2090 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2090 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2090 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2090 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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