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Athabasca University

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture Admission Requirements

Applicants to the PBDA program must have met the following requirements:

  1. Completion of the Athabasca University Bachelor of Science (Architecture) degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.3; or,
  2. A baccalaureate degree in architecture from an accredited post-secondary institution as evaluated by the Program Admissions Committee, with a minimum grade point average of 2.3.

Exception: RAIC Syllabus students may be admitted to the PBDA who have:

  1. Successfully completed Parts 1 and 2 of the existing Syllabus with at least an overall GPA of 2.3; and
  2. Fulfilled the work experience requirements of Part 2 within the Syllabus Diploma.

All applicants must be proficient in English as specified by the requirements outlined by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Transfer Credits

Some students may also request advance standing in the PBDA in the form of transfer credits. Transfer credits will only be allowed from equivalent courses at the Masters level. A maximum of six transfer credits will be permitted. The final studio and the professional practice courses are all mandatory.

Information effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.

Updated June 20 2016 by laurab

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