The RIBA validates programmes of architecture at 49 schools of architecture and other course providers in the UK. 
The RIBA has had a long-standing involvement in promoting high quality and innovative architectural education throughout the world. Through validation, the RIBA identifies courses and examinations which achieve the standards necessary to prepare students for the professional practice of architecture.



Validation procedures and criteria 

Download information on the procedures and criteria for validating qualifications in architecture

Visiting board reports 

Download reports on RIBA-validated schools of architecture and course providers