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Final Examination in Professional Practice (Part 3) Architecture

University of Portsmouth

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About

If you've studied architecture, surveying or civil engineering, and have completed RIBA parts 1 and 2, our Final Examination in Professional Practice (part 3) Architecture course is the final step in becoming a professional architect.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Overview

You'll learn about current practice issues, legal and building legislation, and contractual issues in the industry, as well as improving your knowledge of the environment and sustainability, the social and economic side of the construction industry, and honing your practice and project management skills.

When you graduate, you'll be able to apply for the Final Certificate in Architecture (Part 3) ARB/RIBA and practise as a qualified architect.

What you'll experience

  • Debate and resolve real-life case studies
  • Complete a case study of a live project, relevant to your current professional role
  • Study Practice Management, Law and Contract, as set out in the ARB/RIBA syllabus
  • Use your professional judgement and problem-solving skills to develop your professional experience and practice
  • Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students
  • Use our design studios, featuring advanced architectural computer facilities, CNC milling machine, laser cutting machines, a virtual reality suite and professional printers
  • Use our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, including thousands of books, electronic journals and newspapers

Work experience and career planning

Once you graduate, you'll have the skills and knowledge to start your career as a professional architect, working either in the UK or abroad. You'll have opportunities in both the public and private sectors, or you could choose to start your own architectural practice.

Career opportunities include:

  • Architectural design
  • Interior design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Urban design & master planning
  • Architectural technology
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

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

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.

Teaching and Programme Assessment

Teaching on this course includes:

  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • study groups
  • self-directed learning

You'll be assessed through:

  • examinations
  • coursework

You'll be able to test your knowledge and skills informally before submitting assignments that count towards your final mark. You'll get feedback on assessments so you can improve in future.

Programme Structure

Modules include

  • Topical Research Project 
  • Practice Management, Law and Contract 
  • Professional Experience and Practice
Please see our website for our latest module information

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Professional status in Surveying, Architecture or Civil Engineering from a UK institution. RIBA part 1 and 2 are essential for entry. A case study project is required.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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