Architecture (Part 2 ARB/RIBA) Graduate Diploma: Course features
What this course offers you
- The Architecture Graduate Diploma is designed for architects seeking a route to registration in the UK. It focuses on architecture as an active and demanding cultural practice.
- Design is at the heart of the programme. Theoretical, technical and contextual studies underpin your learning in the studio.
- Studio work and a range of option modules allow you to develop your own strengths and interests.
- Your dissertation gives you the chance to further investigate an area of interest in depth and develop valuable research skills.
- The Graduate Diploma is a prescribed qualification by the Architects Registration Board (ARB). The programme covers both ARB and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) criteria Part 2.
- You will also have the chance to work alongside students studying other courses in the Faculty and gain from their expertise.
- Many members of staff are research active or professional practitioners, which keeps your learning cutting-edge (read more in the Research section).
- The taught modules aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you gain practical skills in:
- data collation, review and synopsis;
- communication (oral, written and electronic);
- time management;
- computing; and
- co-operation and teamwork
- We offer a part-time study option to help you fit your Graduate Diploma around other commitments.
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"It was exactly the curriculum I had been hoping for when I set out to become an architect and the approach to the craft has stood me in good stead ever since." Lesley Anne Price, Thailand