Postgraduate Pathway in Architecture

By completing a Birmingham City University postgraduate course in Architecture, you will be fulfilling the second stage of your professional training to become an Architect. Following further study, you will be able to register officially as an Architect – as well as becoming a member of the relevant professional body, such as RIBA.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Pre-Master's Master's Degree

£11,600 (two-semester)
£16,500 (three-semester)




Stage 1: Two or three semesters (depending on academic background and portfolio)


Stage 1:September and January

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC Bournville Campus

Stage 2:
BCU City Centre Campus

Stage 1: Pre-Masters

Portfolio Requirements


  • Creative Practice*

  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study

  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study

  • Final Project

Stage 2: Master's Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways:

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • MA Landscape Architecture

*This course is subject to final approval by Birmingham City University. See the full disclaimer below.

Birmingham City University is currently going through a period of curriculum transformation which will finish in time for September 2017.This may affect programmes from September 2017 onwards.The aim of this review is to modernise BCU’s programmes and ensure the University reaches its targets of delivering practice-based learning that will deliver high-quality employability skills to our students. This may result in a change in the name or progression options for your chosen degree course. BCU and BCUIC will keep all students updated about these changes, and if you have any further questions, do please contact us.