Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Not RIBA/ARB accredited


There is a successful history of students undertaking PGT Programmes securing great jobs in various careers, such as architectural design, urban design, consultancy, academia, and beyond.

About PGT Programmes

In PostGraduate Taught (PGT) Programmes in Architecture, there is a successful history of securing great jobs in various careers, such as architectural design, urban design, consultancy, academia, and beyond. Many former students work for well-known companies or have become the CEO of a company, many have started their own business, and many have followed a PhD path leading to research and teaching. Employability development is an important part of the PGT agenda, it has been carefully formulated to enhance the skills, knowledge and experiences in relevant careers.

PGT Programmes at the SSoA

As part of the employability plan, many sessions are offered covering topics including CVs, cover letter, portfolio, networking, job hunting, interviews, Chinese job market, alumni panels, and other sessions. These sessions also bring together students from all PGT Architecture programmes to share good practice and experiences. As a result, the school has a great success rate of students securing a job, particularly in the UK; many even before graduating.