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Schedule 1 of the General Rules sets out the details of the qualifications that ARB currently prescribes at Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 levels for the purposes of registration.Schedule 1 is updated on a regular basis.

Qualifications and Examinations Recognised by the Board

A – Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Robert Gordon University – Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment

BSc Architecture/Master of Architecture
Part 1 and Part 2
14 May 2015 – 30 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma Advanced Architectural Studies
Part 2
14 May 2015 – 30 September 2018

B – Bath, Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol

Bath

University of Bath – Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
20 September 2015 – 20 September 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
20 September 2015 – 20 September 2020

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice
Part 3
20 September 2015 – 20 September 2020

Belfast

ARCEX Ltd

The Final Examination in Architectural Practice at ARB Part 3 Level
Part 3
12 February 2016 – 12 February 2018                                                                                                                                                            Renewed for the Period 12 February 2018 – 12 February 2022

Queen’s University Belfast – School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

University of Ulster – Belfast School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
22 February 2015 – 22 February 2019*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 22 February 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
30 January 2017 – 30 January 2021

Birmingham

Birmingham City University – Birmingham School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

Master of Architecture (MArch) (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Practice
Part 3
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

Bournemouth

The Arts University Bournemouth – School of Design

BA (Hons) Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1)
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
Part 2
30 September 2017 to 30 September 2021

Brighton

University of Brighton – School of Architecture and Design

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 October 2016 – 30 September 2020

Master of Architecture (MArch) (Part-time and full-time)
Part 2
1 October 2016 – 30 September 2020

Postgraduate Diploma in Management, Practice, and Law in Architecture
Part 3
1 October 2015 – 30 September 2020

Bristol

University of the West of England – Department of Planning and Architecture

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2019

BA (Hons) Architecture and Planning
Part 1
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2019

BEng (Hons) Architecture and Environmental Engineering
Part 1
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2019

Master of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)**
Part 2
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2019

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2019

C – Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Chelmsford

Cambridge

University of Cambridge – Department of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design
Part 2
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture
Part 3
1 October 2014 – 30 September 2019

Canterbury

University of Kent – Kent School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 October 2015 – 1 October 2020

BA (Hons) Architecture with a Year Abroad
Part 1
12 May 2017 – 1 October 2020

BA (Hons) Architecture with a Year in Computing
Part 1
12 May 2017 – 1 October 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
1 October 2015 – 1 October 2020

University for the Creative Arts – Canterbury School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2020

Cardiff

Cardiff University – Welsh School of Architecture

BSc (Hons) Architectural Studies
Part 1
26 September 2017 – 26 September 2022

Master in Architecture
Part 2
26 September 2017 – 26 September 2022

Masters in Architecture: Professional Studies
Part 3
26 September 2017 – 26 September 2022

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture: Professional Studies
Part 3
26 September 2017 – 26 September 2022

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture: Professional Practice
Part 3
1 September 2017 – 26 September 2022

Chelmsford

Anglia Ruskin University

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
Renewed for the Period 1 January 2018 – 1 January 2022

Coventry

Coventry University

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1 3 May 2016 – 3 May 2020

D – Dundee

Dundee

University of Dundee – School of Environment

BA Architecture
Part 1
1 September 2013 – 1 September 2018
The Board agreed to exceptionally extend prescription of the qualification to 1 September 2018

Master of Architecture
Part 2
1 September 2013 – 1 September 2018
The Board agreed to exceptionally extend prescription of the qualification to 1 September 2018

Master of Architecture with Urban Planning
Part 2
19 November 2015 – 1 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture
Part 2
1 September 2013 – 1 September 2018
The Board agreed to exceptionally extend prescription of the qualification to 1 September 2018

E – Edinburgh

Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh/Edinburgh College of Art – Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

The degree of Bachelor of Arts, in the College of Humanities and Social Science, in Architecture
Part 1
1 September 2014 – 1 September 2018

The degree of Master of Arts, in the College of Humanities and Social Science with X Class, Division Y Honours in Architecture
Part 1
1 September 2014 – 1 September 2018

The degree of Master of Architecture, in the College of Humanities and Social Science
Part 2
1 September 2014 – 1 September 2018

Architects Professional Examinations – Authority in Scotland Limited

The Examination in Professional Practice and Management
Part 3
31 December 2016 – 31 December 2021

F – Falmouth

Falmouth

Falmouth University

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
13 July 2017 – 3 June 2021

G – Glasgow

Glasgow

University of Glasgow – Glasgow School of ArtMackintosh School of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

Bachelor of Architecture with Honours (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

Diploma in Architecture

Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

University of Strathclyde – Department of Architecture

BSc/BSc (Hons) Architectural Studies
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

BSc/BSc (Hons) Architectural Studies with International Study
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

MArch in Advanced Architectural Design
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

H – Hatfield, Huddersfield, Hull

Hatfield

University of Hertfordshire – School of Creative Arts

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

BA (Hons) Architecture with a Year Abroad
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

BA (Hons) Architecture (Sandwich)
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield – Department of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

BA (Hons) Architecture (International)
Part 1
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

Master of Architecture (International)
Part 2
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

Post Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice and Management in Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

Hull

The Open University – Hull School of Art and Design

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 January 2016 – 30 January 2020

Master of Architecture M.Arch
Part 2
11 February 2016 – 30 January 2020

L – Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London

Leeds

Leeds Beckett University – Leeds School of Art, Architecture and Design

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture (MArch) (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Professional Practice
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Leicester

De Montfort University – Leicester School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

MArch (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural practice
Part 3
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

Lincoln

University of Lincoln – Lincoln School of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture 
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Liverpool

University of Liverpool – Liverpool School of Architecture

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

Master of Architecture with Honours
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

Liverpool

John Moores University – Liverpool School of Art and Design

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture, in Architecture 
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

RIBA North West Region

RIBA Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice  in Architecture (RIBA Part 3)
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2020

London

Kingston University – School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

MArch (Architecture)
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

Graduate Diploma in Architecture (full-time Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice of Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

London Metropolitan University – Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022
Professional Diploma in Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Postgraduate Certificate in the Examination in Professional Practice:  Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

London Metropolitan University – London School of Architecture

Professional Diploma in Designing Architecture
Part 2
12 May 2017 – 1 October 2020

Royal College of Art – School of Architecture

Master of Arts Royal College of Art in Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2020

Royal Institute of British Architects

RIBA Part 1 Certificate in Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2020

RIBA Certificate in Architecture
Part 1
1 February 2017 – 30 September 2020

RIBA Part 2 Diploma in Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2015 – 30 September 2020

RIBA Diploma in Architecture
Part 2
1 February 2017 – 30 September 2020
For Part 3 see Liverpool: RIBA North West Region

University College London

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

MArch Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

The Bartlett School of Architecture

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture – ARB/RIBA Part 3
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture – ARB Part 3
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

University of the Arts London – Central Saint Martins

BA (Hons) Architecture: Spaces and Objects
Part 1
1 June 2015 – 31 May 2019

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 June 2017 – 31 May 2019

MArch Architecture
Part 2
1 June 2015 – 31 May 2019

University of Westminster – Department of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

MArch (full-time and part-time)                                                                                                                                                                   Part 2                                                                                                                                                                                                              30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in Architecture
Part 3
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

Architectural Association – School of Architecture

AA Intermediate Examination (ARB/RIBA Part 1)
Part 1
25 September 2015 – 24 September 2020

AA Final Examination (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
Part 2
25 September 2015 – 24 September 2020

AA Professional Practice and Practical Experience Examination (ARB/RIBA Part 3)
Part 3
25 September 2015 – 24 September 2020

London South Bank University – Division of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

MArch: Master of Architecture
Part 2
11 February 2016 – 30 September 2018

Professional Practice Part 3 (full-time and Part-time)
Part 3
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2018

University of Greenwich – School of Architecture, Design and Construction

BA (Hons) Architecture (full-time and part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2017

Diploma in Architecture (full-time and part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2017

MArch Architecture Part 2
Part 2
1 June 2014 – 30 September 2017

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Practice
Part 3
30 September 2013 – 30 September 2017

University of East London – School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

BSc (Hons) Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1) (Part-time and full-time)
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

MArch Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2) (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

University of East London – Centre for Alternative Technology

Professional Diploma Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies
Part 2
17 September 2014 – 31 May 2018*
The Board agreed to exceptionally extend prescription of the qualification to 31 May 2018

Ravensbourne

BA(Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 June 2018 – 1 June 2022

BA(Hons) Interior Design Environment Architectures
Part 1
1 June 2018 – 1 June 2022

M – Manchester

Manchester

University of Manchester/Manchester Metropolitan University – Manchester School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Master of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

N – Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham

Newcastle

Newcastle University – School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture 
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Practice and Management
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2021

Northumbria University – Faculty of Engineering and Environment

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 June 2017 – 1 June 2021

BA (Hons) Architecture (with Study Abroad Year)
Part 1
1 June 2017 – 1 June 2021

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture with Postgraduate Certificate in Interior Architecture
Part 1
1 June 2017 – 1 June 2021

Master of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
1 June 2017 – 1 June 2021

Norwich

Norwich University of the Arts

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
28 November 2015 – 28 November 2019

Nottingham

University of Nottingham – Department of Architecture and Built Environment

Bachelor of Architecture with Honours in Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Master in Engineering with Honours in Architecture and Environmental Design
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

MArch Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Diploma in Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture (Part 3)
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Nottingham Trent University – School of the Built Environment

BArch (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2019

Master of Architecture (MArch) in Architecture
Part 2
1 April 2017 – 30 March 2021

O – Oxford

Oxford

Oxford Brookes University – School of Architecture

BA (Hons) in Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 1
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Master of Architectural Design (MArch D)
Part 2
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

Part 3 Examination in Practice and Management
Part 3
30 September 2017 – 30 September 2022

P – Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston

Plymouth

University of Plymouth – School of Architecture, Design and Environment

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

Master of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth – School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Master of Architecture (full-time and Part-time)
Part 2
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

The Final Examination in Professional Practice
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

International Professional Practice
Part 3
30 September 2016 – 30 September 2021

Preston

University of Central Lancashire – School of Built and Natural Environment

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
13 September 2017 – 13 September 2020

Master of Architecture
Part 2
14 May 2015 – 29 April 2019

R – Reading

University of Reading – School of Architecture

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
1 September 2016 – 1 September 2020

S – Salford, Sheffield, Swansea

University of Salford – School of Built Environment

BSC (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
12 May 2017 – 18 December 2020

University of Sheffield – School of Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

MEng Structural Engineering and Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

BA (Hons) Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

MArch Architecture
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

MArch Architecture and Town and Regional Planning
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

MArch Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Part 2
12 May 2017 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

Sheffield Hallam University – School of Environment and Development

BSc (Hons) Architecture and Environmental Design
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018

BSc (Hons) Architecture
Part 1
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

M.Arch
Part 2
30 September 2014 – 30 September 2018*

*The Board agreed to extend prescription until 30 September 2019

University of Wales Trinity St David – Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

BA (Hons) Architecture/BSc (Arnh) Pensaernïaeth
Part 1
28 June 2018 – 27 June 2021

 

 

* qualifications which are prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) are subject to periodic review.Prescription is normally granted and thereafter renewed on a four yearly basis subject to ARB being satisfied that the relevant requirements have been met.  In order for an individual to gain a prescribed qualification, it must be prescribed by ARB at the point at which the qualification is conferred upon the individual.

** the prescribed qualification is only that awarded on the basis of study undertaken in the UK.  A qualification of the same name awarded on the basis of study elsewhere is not permitted.

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