2017–18, the AA’s 170th year, offers an ambitious array of new and returning undergraduate units, established and experimental graduate programmes and public activities. The school has around 750 full-time students and 250 tutors, supported by an additional 80 administrative staff. Sixty per cent of our full-time students study in our RIBA/ARB-validated Undergraduate School. Organised around the AA’s renowned ‘unit system’ of study – year-long unit studios led by unit masters, tutors and collaborators – students in the Undergraduate School work towards RIBA qualifications in architecture. The remaining 40 per cent are enrolled in one of the AA’s 11 Graduate School programmes, pursuing graduate MA, MSc, MFA or MArch degrees. A smaller number study in our most advanced MPhil or PhD programmes. 

Globally, the AA Visiting School will again bring together hundreds of part-time students to global schools, design workshops and special architectural events across five continents.


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