The following information applies to undergraduate students on the five-year ARB/RIBA undergraduate course only (not the Foundation course), and is subject to current government legislation. For further up-to-date information students should go to the student finance section of the website bearing in mind that the AA is a private institution and so not all this information applies.

Tuition Fee Loan

New AA students from the UK and EU are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan (non-income assessed).

New students who have been offered a place should apply to their Local Education Authority (LEA)/Student Loan Company (SLC) Those transferring from other British schools must inform their LEA/SLC.

Student Loans for Living Expenses

Student loans for living expenses are available to home students, or those who have lived in the UK for three years prior to embarking on higher education

At the present time EU students are not eligible for UK student loans for living expenses, unless they have been resident in the UK for three years prior to embarking on higher education.


Architectural Association
(AA) School of Architecture
36 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3ES
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Links & downloads


Graduate Prospectus

How to Apply Graduate

Online Graduate Application 2014/15

Portfolio Cover Sheet

Read Graduate FAQs

AA School Academic Regulations

AA Student Handbook

Accommodation and Living Expenses Guidelines


Undergraduate Prospectus

How to apply

Online Undergraduate Application 2014/15

Online Undergraduate Application Guidelines

Portfolio guidelines

Portfolio Cover Sheet

Term Dates

AA School Student Handbook

AA School Academic Regulations

First Year Programme Guide

Intermediate Programme Guide

Diploma Programme Guide

Accommodation and Living Expenses Guidelines

Unit Travel Insurance

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