Foundation Course, Experimental Programme (BA (HONS)) and Diploma Programme (MArch) application procedures

The AA is a private institution and is not a member of UCAS. All applications are directly through the school. Applicants can apply by creating a user log in on this page and completing the online application process. Any concerns or queries about completing the online form please email

Application deadlines for 2022/23

Your online application must arrive by the dates listed below. Applications received after these dates may be accepted at the discretion of the school, please email before submitting an application after the late deadline.

  • Early applications for 2022/23 close Friday 19 November 2021* (final deadline for scholarship and bursary applications)
  • Late applications for 2022/23 close Friday 28 January 2022

    * Applicants wishing to be considered for a scholarship or bursary must submit their application and portfolio no later than 19 November 2021, stating their interest in an AA scholarship or bursary in the Financial Assistance section.

    To give yourself plenty of time to undertake your interview, consider your offer, and prepare for your move to London, we highly recommend you apply by the November deadline.

Next steps

  • Register to create your account / Log In
  • Complete each section of the online form listed in the menu on the left and upload requested documents
  • Submit your form and application fee of £55 for early application / £75 for late application

You can save your application as you go along.

Online Payment

Payments are accepted by any of the following card types; Visa, Mastercard, Maestro. There is a 1.5% charge for credit cards.

Please note payments are not accepted for billing addresses in Belarus, Burma/Myanmar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia & Serbia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Syria, Liberia, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Republic of Guinea, Somalia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Libya

The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable. Any refund requests are at the discretion of the AA admissions department.

If you are unable to make an online payment, please contact

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Architectural Association
36 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3ES
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