University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth School of Architecture

MA Professional Practice: Architecture



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Professional Practice: Architecture

Format: Campus

Program Description:

About this course >> This course provides a combined study of the latest issues regarding legislation, contracts, management and practice within the architecture profession. It aims to modernise your outlook and judgement regarding management of architectural practice, the design and procurement of building processes and the operational relationships between the architect, client, contractor and associated bodies. Experience >> On this course you can: • Debate and solve real-life case studies in order to apply your learning and make an effective contribution to your workplace • Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection Opportunities >> If you are an architecture student, professional or you are returning to the profession after a career break, this course is a great way to refresh and update your competencies in the field. It is designed to cover current business and practice issues, recent legal and building legislation and contractual issues. In addition, students will develop skills in project management and dispute resolution. The course can lead to the Final Certificate in Architecture (Part 3) ARB/RIBA.


2 years part-time (starting January).

International Student Requirements:

Predominantly English-speaking applicants have no requirements. For all other applicants – IELTS score: English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 or equivalent with no component less than 6.0.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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