* Applicants who submit a portfolio larger than A3 will be asked to resubmit before their application can be processed. Please do not submit original artwork with your initial application; successful applicants will be asked to bring original work to the interview.
DEADLINE FOR PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION
www.arb.org.uk/ architect-information űű International applicants who will not complete their Bachelor’s degree (UK BArch 2:2 equivalent) until mid-2019 are encouraged to contact the Undergraduate Admissions * If one A level is an art/design Team before applying for the subject, it must be accompa- 2019/20 academic year. nied by at least one A level in a non-art/design subject. Please note: In order to be eligible for the AA Diploma and the AA Final Examination DIPLOMA SCHOOL (ARB/RIBA Part 2), the Fourth (FOURTH YEAR) – and Fifth Years (minimum of six MINIMUM ACADEMIC terms) must be successfully REQUIREMENTS completed. Applicants wishing to enter the Diploma School (Fourth Year) to gain AA Final Examination PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES (ARB/RIBA Part 2), the & REQUIREMENTS professional qualification/AA Diploma, must have must have There is no single way of gained ARB/RIBA Part 1 by 29 preparing a portfolio and July 2019 for 2019/20 entry, every portfolio we see will prior to entry to the School. be a unique reflection of your interests. All applicants must űű Applicants who have stud- submit a bound portfolio. ied for Part 1 in the UK must This includes sketches or have gained at least a 2:2 in development drawings and models in addition to final their degree. űű Applicants who hold a images (if applicable). complete Bachelor’s degree űű First Year applicants from outside the UK (UK BArch should include a summary of 2:2 equivalent) are required to current interests and sketches, make an application to the models, photographs, paintings Architects Registration Board and essays all help to build up (ARB) for Part 1 exemption a picture of your particular independently. Successfully interests and skills. gaining Part 1 exemption does űű A3 for Undergraduate not automatically ensure an portfolios submissions* offer of a place in the Diploma űű The portfolio should be School. Applicants are advised clearly labelled with a completto apply by 16 November 2018, ed Cover Sheet (PDF) downand await the outcome of the loaded on our website and be interview, prior to applying to addressed and sent to: the ARB for exemption. For Undergraduate Admissions, No further information please 36 Bedford Square, London, refer to the ARB website: WC1B 3ES.
You must send your portfolio by post or courier to arrive at the AA by 6.00pm on:
űű Demonstrate evidence of a minimum one/two years full-time architectural study űű One Year Abroad students are accepted at second or third year level only and must be EU/ EEA passport holders
űű Friday 16 November 2018 for early applications; or űű Friday 25 January 2019 for late applications. It is your responsibility to ensure that the portfolio arrives by the deadline. If it has not been received in time, your application may be considered for the late application deadline: if it arrives after the late application deadline it will only be accepted at the discretion of the School. All courier fees, including import charges, must be paid when sending your portfolio. Failure to pay these fees may result in your portfolio being returned to you. Alternatively, the AA may accept the package, but you will be required to pay the outstanding charges before your application will be processed. Portfolios will either be returned or available for collection when the AA no longer requires them for assessment purposes. Please ensure that you have copies of 153