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Course summary

The course provides an opportunity for architecture graduates to achieve a Master of Architecture and part 2 accreditation from the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA); this is the 2nd stage towards joining the UK Register of Architects (students may continue to take their part 3 at UWE, at which point they can join the UK Register of Architects); the course has been designed to allow students a degree of specialism within the programme, as well as meeting the ARB/RIBA criteria; these specialisms draw on the research expertise of the department, and include urban design, design research, sustainable development, environmental engineering, planning/contextual studies and health; these specialisms allow students to develop a portfolio of work that enables them to target a particular architectural career path on graduation.


Design studio B; advanced cultural studies: narratives of architectural theory; professional practice 2; design research.

Assessment method

Assessment focuses on presentations of project work, portfolio submissions, and illustrated reports and essays.

Professional bodies

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

  • Architects Royal Institute of British

Entry requirements

We require one of the following: an architecture degree from a UK or Overseas Institution equivalent to a 2:1 or above that is recognised by ARB, NAAB, RIBA, CCA or EAAE; or an architecture degree of 2:2 plus a minimum of 60% in the final year's design studio module (or equivalent module) that is recognised by ARB, NAAB, RIBA, CCA or EAAE. If you do not meet the above criteria, we will assess your application and you may be invited to an online or in-person interview on the basis of a digital portfolio and practice experience. If this applies to you, please upload your portfolio and details of your practice experience with your application.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fee information is to be confirmed. All fees are subject to final approval. Please visit our website for further information.

Sponsorship information

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Architecture MArch (ARB/RIBA Part 2) at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS