The Bartlett School of Architecture


Professional Studies in Architecture - Lecture Series

New staircase at The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street © Jack Hobhouse

The series runs from February to May 2022 and consists of lectures and workshops by experts from leading architectural practices and organisations, and academics from various departments within UCL.

Lectures are delivered online and recorded, supported by PowerPoint presentations and/or lecture notes accessible through the virtual learning portal Moodle. In addition, there are two full-day interactive workshops about building law and contract administration.

Topics include current professional issues, climate change and sustainability, professional ethics and codes of conduct; clients, users and the delivery of services; contracts, fees and resource planning; practice and financial management, insurance, managing people, employment law; building legislation including planning and historic buildings, Building Regulations and CDM; procurement and project delivery including building contract administration; dispute, complaints and management.

A certificate of attendance is available to practitioners for CPD purposes, EU and Internationally registered architects, non-UK students working in the UK, returners to the profession and others in allied construction or creative arts industries who are keen to expand or update their professional knowledge. It is also available to those attending Part 3 courses at other institutions.

How to apply

Applications are now closed for 2022 entry and will re-open in October 2022. 

Applicants should note that this course is a professional, non-academic series and does not confer UCL student status.


The fee for attending the 2022 Lecture Series is £1500. 


Programme Director: Professor Susan Ware
Programme Admissions: Bartlett-Part3@ucl.ac.uk