Prof Practice in Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3)

In Belfast City

£ 4,000 + VAT
  • Typology


  • Location

    Belfast city (Northern Ireland)

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Start

    Different dates available


This Postgraduate Certificate provides exemption from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Final Examination Part III and is recognised by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for the UK for the purposes of registration under the Architects Act 1997. View our Architecture at Queen’s End of Year Review 2016 View our Architecture at Queen’s End of Year Review 2015 View our Architecture Blog - highlights in the life of Architecture at Queen’s Visit the School of Natural and Built Environment.




Belfast City (County Antrim)
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University Road, BT7 1NN


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To take into account

Entry is open to applicants who have successfully completed the Queen's University Belfast BSc in Architecture or a similar qualification from an approved RIBA/ARB Part 1 course in a recognised UK institution. Applicants must have also successfully completed (i) the Queen's University Belfast BArch or MArch or (ii) any other approved RIBA Part 2 course in a recognised UK institution. Applicants from other institutions must normally be able to demonstrate that they have taken and successfully completed Professional Studies...

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Course Details

The Syllabus is in accordance with the RIBA/ARB criteria for validation and prescription at Part III level. The programme includes an introduction day and sandwich programme. For further details of the programme content, please contact the School.

Assessment & Feedback

Submission of validated tri-monthly PEDR (Professional Experience and Development Record) sheets for the 24-month, office-based experience; an office-based case study; office-based examination; CV, personal evaluation of experience and an oral examination.

To qualify for the Certificate, all students must pass all of the elements at a minimum threshold level to the satisfaction of the examiners. By the final examination at the end of this programme all students must have a minimum total of 24 months formally-recorded (PEDR or equivalent system) practical experience of which a minimum of 12 months must be in a UK-based architectural practice since graduating at Part II level.

Learning and Teaching

Morning / Afternoon / Evening.

Additional information

Part III is the final examination in an architect's education and the foundation for lifelong learning and development as a member of the architectural profession. Graduates who have successfully completed this programme are eligible for entry on to the register of architects with the ARB and chartered membership of RIBA. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes...
£ 4,000 + VAT