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School of Built Environment

Our courses are considered to be some of the best in London. We achieve this by continually developing their content to reflect today's industry needs and challenge our students to be truly innovative.

Today we are the University of choice for many students entering the architecture and construction industries throughout the UK and much of the world. We have always been at the forefront of surveying and reflect this still today by training 1 in 12 of the world's surveyors. We awarded the first Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) professionally accredited degrees and diplomas and have been running our Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) accredited degrees in Construction Management for almost 40 years. Also, our architecture courses are accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the gateway to becoming a professional architect.

Our Strengths

One of our key strengths is the energy we put into developing quality links with industry. We invite practicing professionals to contribute to teaching and studio sessions. Added to this is our annual lecture series where external industry talents cover architecture, design, technology, history and theory. Past speakers have included established and new architects, internationally reputed design researchers and industry practitioners. These links have a real impact on our student experience and graduate success rate. Quite simply we produce potential employees with skills employers want.

We have attracted a number of research-active staff with established track records that are in a very strong position to complement our existing expertise.

Many of our past and current students hold important positions within companies and professional bodies, choosing to further their careers with us. We can offer them very interesting networking opportunities and our active Departmental Alumni Association is the ideal way to meet past students.

We have recently attracted a number of research-active staff with established track records that are in a very strong position to complement our existing expertise. All of our staff take the education and support of our students very seriously and are there to offer help at every step of the way.

Facilities

Our Architecture Studio enjoys inspirational views of many of London's landmark buildings and student's design work is focused on a studio culture. They learn to draw by hand as well as using 2D and 3D digital media. Based in the department's dedicated computer suite this professional software further ads to the industry-standard studio atmosphere.