Architecture (ARB/RIBA part 2) at Kingston University - UCAS

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • Design studios led by prominent architectural practitioners.
  • Kingston’s curriculum was commended by RIBA in 2017. You will be taught by a wide range of distinguished practitioners and academics. Design is taught in a unit system with all design units taught by notable architecture practitioners.
  • Our staff and students win prestigious industry awards, including regular successes in the RIBA Regional Awards and President’s Medals.
About this course We are at the forefront of practice-led European architectural discourse. The Architecture MArch qualification is prescribed by the ARB. This course covers both ARB and RIBA criteria Part 2. This course centres on the practice and theory, techniques and contexts of architectural design. It includes live making projects and engagement with practice and research. You will deepen and consolidate the knowledge, understanding and skills acquired during your first degree and a recommended period of work-based learning. A dissertation will give you the chance to investigate an area of interest in depth. Example modules
  • Architecture Dreams of the Future
  • Architecture Holds Knowledge
  • Architecture is the Art of the Possible
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.


Example modules: Architecture Dreams of the Future; Architecture Holds Knowledge; Architecture is the Art of the Possible. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation). The approximate percentage for how you will be assessed on this course varies and depends to some extent on the optional modules you choose.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Architects Registration Board
  • Architects Royal Institute of British

Entry requirements

Applicants must have: Preferably ARB/RIBA Part 1 or exemption from it, but we will consider applications without Part 1 who have undertaken non-UK or non-validated architecture degrees. Before qualifying as a UK architect, students must have obtained Part 1, as well as Part 2 and 3. Please contact the ARB regarding eligibility for their Prescribed Part 1 exam; - in most cases, not less than 40 weeks of appropriate professional experience prior to entry; - a high level of basic design skill as well as an ability to engage in a rigorous, graduate programme of study; - an understanding of architecture as both an academic subject and an ongoing practice; and - a commitment and motivation to the practice of architecture. We will give preference to applicants who have: - 2:2 or above honours degree; and - evidence of a range of experience in either architectural practice or an allied design/construction environment.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Architecture (ARB/RIBA part 2) at Kingston University - UCAS