City School of Architecture - CSA

+94 11 5 737120, +94 11 2 678216

104 , Kitulwatta Road , Colombo 08

City School of Architecture (CSA) has been providing education towards a career in architecture for the past 30 years, creating a pathway for students from obtaining a degree to becoming a Chartered Architect. All our programs are accredited by the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) and The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The curriculum is structured and practice oriented covering theory, design, technology and field visits enabling students to establish direct links with the architectural practices and building industry. Students study in an environment where critical thinking, creativity and innovation will be enriched in them leading to a professional career. 

The School has on offer Two Courses of study;

  1. 3 Years Dual Qualification Program - (Full time) CSA Part I / Diploma in Architectural Studies / (Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) Degree UWE, Bristol, UK)
  2. 3 Years Dual Qualification Program - (2 Years Part time + 1 Year Full Time ) CSA Part II / Higher Diploma in Architecture / (Master of Architecture and Environmental Studies, UWE, Bristol, UK)

Our Validation

  • CSA was a "Listed School" of the Board of Architectural Education, SLIA from 2009
  • CSA has been accredited by Board of Architectural Education, SLIA in September 2012
  • CSA has been validated by the RIBA with “Candidate Course” Status for its Parts I & II Courses in July 2009 and full accreditation was awarded in Jan 2011, and unconditionally reaccredited in March 2016 for another 5 years.
  • CSA is in partnership with University of the West of England, Bristol UK for awarding of following degrees from 2012 for Part I & II
    • Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) (UWE)
    • Master of Architecture and Environmental Design (UWE)
  • Students have the option of attending Graduation Ceremony at UWE Bristol, UK

Intakes - Applications open in Mid August for Annual October Intake. (Please note the application closing date is 1st week of September)


Courses @ City School of Architecture - CSA