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Inspired Festival 2015

Inspired Festival June/July 2015 - Exhibitions, music and theatre performances, design shows, written work and more.

Inspired Festival 2015

We're RIBA-accredited

We're one of the few Schools of Architecture offering RIBA-accredited courses at BA (Hons) (Part 1), MArch (Part 2) and PgDip (Part 3) level.

RIBA Part I Exemption - BA (Hons)

This fascinating course focuses on actual environmental conditions, dealing with neighbourhoods, cities, and regional and global networks.

RIBA Part 2 Exemption - MArch

The MArch (RIBA Part 2) at Birmingham School of Architecture is a progressive Master's level programme within one of the UK’s foremost creative academic institutions.

The professional practice course is the concluding element of the School's courses in architecture, and leads to recognition for RIBA Part 3 and qualification as an Architect.

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Course spotlight: Landscape Architecture BA (Hons)

Exhibition: Pioneers of plastic Have you discovered The Parkside Gallery?

One of Birmingham’s best contemporary art and exhibition spaces.
Why not visit the gallery at our Parkside Building this month for Day and Hille: Pioneers of Plastic – In 1963 Hille furniture and renowned designer Robin Day launched one of the most significant chairs of the 20th century - the 'Polyprop' side chair, this historical exhibition traces its evolution. Admission is free.

Our art and design provision has had many names since it was founded in 1843 — most recently it was known as the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD).