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RIBA Validation

RIBA Validation

Validating schools of architecture

Through validation, the RIBA identifies courses and examinations which achieve the standards needed to prepare students for the professional practice of architecture.

RIBA Validation

The RIBA validates programmes at 80 schools of architecture and other course providers in the UK. We have a history of 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 professional practice.

Below is a list of RIBA Validated UK courses. You can download a PDF of all schools and courses at the bottom of the page. 

Validation procedures for courses and schools

Find out about the procedure for seeking validation for an existing or proposed programme of architecture, and how to become a RIBA Validated school of architecture or course provider.

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