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view 2/11/2004 MULL, Robert/Carlos VILLANUEVA BRANDT/Brett STEELE/Tony FRETTON Architectural Education Symposium: The Unit System 82 mins
view 2/11/2004 BATES, Don Architectural Education Symposium: Degrees, Units and Half Measures 67 mins
view 29/10/2004 ASHENDEN, Sam/Mark COUSINS/Hugo HINSLEY Architectural Education Symposium: The Constitution 79 mins
view 29/10/2004 BUNSCHOTEN, Raoul Architectural Education Symposium: Taschenwelts (small worlds) 76 mins
view 28/10/2004 BALFOUR, Alan Architectural Education Symposium: Possible Futures for the AA 65 mins
view 28/10/2004 CARL, Peter/ John TUOMEY Architectural Education Symposium: Assessment and External Examining 88 mins
view 27/10/2004 WEINSTOCK/TASHIMA Architectural Education Symposium: The Computer . . . in Architectural Education 60 mins
view 26/10/2004 KIPNIS, Jeff Architectural Education Symposium: My Thoughts on . . . Architectural Education 61 mins
view 26/10/2004 MELVIN, Jeremy Architectural Education Symposium: The School . . . and the External Environment 53 mins
view 25/10/2004 FINCH, Paul Architectural Education Symposium: Where Do We Go From Here? 99 mins
view 21/10/2004 BENJAMIN, Andrew Malevich, Building on Zero 85 mins
view 15/10/2004 BIRNBAUM, Daniel Portikus: Curating in the Expanded Field 64 mins

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The Architectural Association receives Taught Degree Awarding Powers by the Lords of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

The Architectural Association (AA), the oldest independent school of architecture in the United Kingdom, is pleased to announce that it has been granted the power to award its own degrees. As of 1 October 2019, the AA has the right to establish new academic programmes and degree awards and is working to create some of the world’s most pioneering courses in architecture to shape and build the future.

Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) give UK higher education institutions the right to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Prospective students worldwide can apply to the AA Foundation Course (Foundation Diploma), Experimental Programme BA(Hons), Diploma Programme (MArch), and nine taught postgraduate programmes encompassing History and Critical Thinking in Architecture (MA), Projective Cities (Taught MPhil) and Sustainable Environmental Design (MSc/MArch), amongst others.

AA Director, Eva Franch said, ‘since our founding in 1847 we have never ceased to create new horizons, institutionally and academically. This is a significant milestone for the AA and demonstrates how we have grown and progressed as an institution that has always valued independence. Receiving TDAP marks a new era for our institution; these are exciting times for the AA. The process has required considerable work from all members of staff and students. I would like to take this opportunity to credit them for this major achievement’.

President of the AA Council, Victoria Thornton added, ‘the TDAP process has recognised our strong governance, academic standards, scholarship and teaching as well as the environment supporting the delivery of taught higher education programmes’.

The School’s application for Taught Degree Awarding Powers was supported by the Architects Registration Board, the Royal Institute of British Architects and The Open University.