Architectural Practice and Management PGDip

12 months part time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: part time £1,270
International: part time fees

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

 Please note that this programme commences in April each year.

This programme enables you to gain exemption from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Professional Practice final examination.

It aims to prepare you for employment as an architect, to take full responsibility as a practising professional, and to understand your role and obligations in the construction industry and society.

The programme is designed for graduates who are employed in an architect’s office. This professional experience is supervised and monitored and you must complete:

  • a personal appraisal
  • case studies
  • and practical assignments.

You also complete taught modules. Please note, extra costs may be incurred for materials and travel as part of this programme.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules.

+Entrance Requirements

You are required to hold exemption from the RIBA Part II examinations.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.  

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme, but please note that the programme commences in April each year.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:

Eileen Donnelly
Programme Secretary
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6007

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

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