RIBA Professional Examinations


Professional examinations

Oxford Brookes School of Architecture offers the RIBA Studio (formerly the RIBA Examination in Architecture for Office-based candidates RIBA OBE) for students working in architectural practice, and also the Part 3 Examination in Practice and Management.

RIBA Courses in Architecture

The RIBA Studio is a unique programme for those wishing to obtain the RIBA Certificate in Architecture (Part 1) or the RIBA Diploma in Architecture (Part 2) qualifications while working full-time in an architectural office.

Open Sessions

If you are interested in finding out more about the programme, open sessions in 2017 are to be held:

  • 10am Wednesday 5 April at the RIBA, London
  • 10am Friday 5 May at the RIBA, London
  • 10am Friday 2 June at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

To book your place, please email Sam Hughes.

Part 3 Examination in Practice and Management

The School of Architecture also offers a Part 3 programme leading to admission to the UK Register of Architects.

Candidates who successfully pass the Part 3 examination are entitled to register as an architect in the UK (ARB Registration) and to apply for worldwide corporate membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Applications for the 2017 Examinations are now open until 1 October 2016. Download the Part 3 eligibility form.