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Application Instructions 

 

PRIOR TO APPLICATION

Prior to application, candidates are advised of the requirement of Internet access and should become familiar with the Syllabus website. The website is our primary communication and academic course delivery tool.   Students are responsible for keeping informed of curriculum changes, important dates, news, events, policies, procedures and other issues by frequent review of the website.

WHEN TO APPLY

Applications are accepted throughout the year and new students may begin studies in either Term 1 (February – June) or Term 2 (August – December).

Application deadlines for consideration prior to terms of study are as follows:

  • Received by 4:00 pm, PST, December 15th for Term 1 (February-June)
  • Received by 4:00 pm, PST, June 15th for Term 2 (August-December)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates apply to become a Diploma Student, Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) Referral, or General Interest (GI) Studies Student.

Diploma Students are seeking professional licensure, and complete the Calendar of Courses and work experience as per the Curriculum Sequence Chart. CACB Referrals complete courses as directed by the CACB. General Interest Students register and participate in courses out of personal interest and without the goal of obtaining a Diploma or professional licensure.

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAM APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Application
  • Review
    • Program Orientation
    • Curriculum Sequence Chart & Course Calendar
    • Fees
    • Application Instructions
    • Credit Assessments / Appeals
    • Contacts
    • Student Conduct
  • Submit
    • Professional Diploma Program Application Form
    • $300.00 Application Fee (plus applicable taxes)
    • Portrait photo (digital format)
    • Digital copy of post-secondary diplomas
    • Original official post-secondary transcripts
    • Portfolio (digital format)
    • Two letters of reference
    • 500 word essay (topic:  Why I want to study Architecture)

English as a Second Language (ESL) applicants must provide evidence of passing the TOEFL(213+computer based or 555+ paper based OR 100+ iBT) or CAEL (70 overall; 60 each section), or IELTS ESOL (Cambridge - with a band score of 5.5 or above)

  • Submission deadline:  on or before June 15th or December 15th
     

OR

  1. Application and  Entry Credit Assessment request
  • Review Website, as detailed in (1) above
  • Submit

English as a Second Language (ESL) applicants must provide evidence of passing the TOEFL(213+computer based or 555+ paper based OR 100+ iBT) or CAEL (70 overall; 60 each section), or IELTS ESOL (Cambridge - with a band score of 5.5 or above)
 

  • Submission deadline:  on or before June 15th or December 15th
     

CACB REFERRALS

Before proceeding with your application to complete RAIC Syllabus courses per CACB instructions, email the RAIC Syllabus at info@raic-syllabus.ca, and attach a copy of the CACB letter, or email, of your referral.  Following review of your email and attachment, the Registrar will provide instructions on the next steps specific to your referral.
 


GENERAL INTEREST STUDIES APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Review Website, including
    • Program Orientation
    • Curriculum Sequence Chart
    • Course Calendar
    • Application Instructions
    • Fees
    • Contacts
  • Submit
    • General Interest Studies Application Form
    • $300.00 Application Fee (plus applicable taxes)
    • Portrait photo (digital format)
    • Copy of post-secondary diploma(s)
    • Original official post-secondary transcripts
    • Portfolio (digital format)
    • Two letters of reference
    • 500 word essay (topic:  Why I want to study Architecture)

English as a Second Language (ESL) applicants must provide evidence of passing the TOEFL(213+computer based or 555+ paper based OR 100+ iBT) or CAEL (70 overall; 60 each section), or IELTS ESOL (Cambridge - with a band score of 5.5 or above)
 

  • Submission deadline:  on or before June 15th or December 15th

 

WHERE TO SEND YOUR APPLICATION

Send completed application and documents (see Section 7 of application form for checklist, as some items require TWO copies) with required fees to:

Registrar, RAIC Syllabus
Suite 330, 55 Murray Street
Ottawa ON K1N 5M3

Applications may be sent via Canada Post or Courier. Original Application forms are required. Electronic applications (fax, e-mail) are NOT accepted.

 

Further Questions?

Contact the Syllabus office: info@raic-syllabus.ca

 

Revised 2007 ~ 2013 ~ Subject to change without notice