Part 1 Portfolio Development and Review

This course is for Ravensbourne alumni only

In the competitive world of architecture, getting your next job doesn't just depend on the skills listed on your CV; a great portfolio is a crucial tool to help you beat the competition. 

Creating a professional portfolio is essential for architecture graduates to showcase their body of work and experience effectively. This hands-on and practical course will support you in creating your own portfolio that is mapped against external criteria (e.g. ARB, RIBA and CSD).  

Topics covered

    • Requirements and objectives in the preparation of individual portfolios
    • The development of one project (an exemplar) in the portfolio, including traditional and digital techniques
    • Alternative practices
    • Learning from others and sharing practices
    • Portfolio development
    • Interview techniques
    • Presentation of your portfolio


Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, you will have produced a professional portfolio mapped against external criteria; e.g. ARB, RIBA, CSD. You will also have gained awareness and understanding of the:

  • regulations which underpin the portfolio as a document for professional recognition
  • techniques used in the production of a portfolio for assessment in a professional context
  • criteria as they are applied to the assessment of a portfolio for professional recognitions
  • requirements for application for professional recognition by portfolio, experience and interview
  • graphical and digital techniques used in the production of a portfolio, including online/web presentations



9 weeks


Tuesdays, 18:30-20:30


Coming in Autumn 2017


SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY RATE. 15% off full price - use the code portfolio15 when booking 

(Full price £499 inc. VAT, introductory rate of £424.15 inc. VAT)

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Please contact us on shortcourses@rave.ac.uk

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