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Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Honours / Baglor mewn Gwyddoniaeth mewn Pensaernïaeth gydag Anrhydedd

The Board, at its meeting of 19 May 2021, decided that the above qualification should continue to be prescribed until 27 June 2026 under Section 4(1)(a) of the Architects Act 1997 for the purposes of entry onto the United Kingdom Register of Architects.

Prescription of the qualification is subject to the Standard Conditions set out in Section 13 of the Board’s Procedures, namely:

  1. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Honours / Baglor mewn Gwyddoniaeth mewn Pensaernïaeth gydag Anrhydedd (three years, full-time; five years, part-time) should be prescribed for the period 27 June 2021 to 27 June 2026.
  2. Prescription of the qualification shall be by reference to the Programme Specification – submitted with the application on 25 August 2020 – for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Honours / Baglor mewn Gwyddoniaeth mewn Pensaernïaeth gydag Anrhydedd (three years, full-time; five years, part-time) qualification. No change may be made to the title of any qualification, or material change to the content so defined within a programme specification (allowing for normal course development) without first obtaining the written permission of the Board.
  3. Annually by 31 January – commencing on 31 January 2022 – the institution will be required to provide the Board with information of the nature set out in Appendix 2 of its Procedures to enable the Board to see that:
    i. All its Criteria and the relevant requirements set out in Article 46 (or Article 47) of the Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directive [2005/36/EC] have been attained by all students awarded the prescribed qualification;
    ii.Adequate systems are in place to ensure that all the Board’s Criteria will be met by students for the period of prescription;
    iii. The institution’s resources remain as set out in the application and are adequate; and
    iv. All of the factors referred to in Sections 10.2 and 10.3 of the Procedures continue to be demonstrated, and any conditions of prescription continue to be met.
  4. The institution will ensure that appropriate procedures will be maintained so that all students undertaking a prescribed qualification are fully informed of the extent of the application of that qualification to entitlement to registration as an architect in circumstances in which the student lacks a required antecedent qualification, e.g. Part 2 without Part 1.
  5. Following each and every set of examinations, the institution shall be required to submit to the Board its pass lists of graduating cohorts who have received the prescribed award.

The Board was confident that:

  1. All students awarded the qualification since the qualification was prescribed or last renewed had met all the Criteria;
  2. The systems used by the institution to ensure that all students awarded the qualification have met all the Criteria are adequate, and will continue to ensure that the Criteria are met for the future period of prescription; and
  3. The institution’s future plans and commitment are such that the institution will maintain its ability to ensure that all students awarded the qualification have met all the Criteria.