BCU BSBE students discussing plans.
BCU BSBE students.
BCU BSBE students at work.

Shape the environment

We make a difference...  by educating professionals to build a technical, ethical, economic, political and social world.

Clearing 2015

We have limited places left for full-time undergraduate courses starting in September 2015.

"Do your research and don't panic"

Building Surveying student Scott came to Birmingham City University through Clearing.

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Dedicated to teaching future professionals

Birmingham School of the Built Environment (BSBE) offers a wide range of courses which are accredited by at least one of four relevant professional bodies.

Our 1,200 students study on undergraduate degree courses ranging from Architectural Technology to areas such as Quantity Surveying and Real Estate. Their shared context is the design, production, delivery and subsequent management of all that constitutes the built environment.

Facilities that reflect the work environment

As one of our students you'll have access to facilities that reflect the work environment including...


Computer Assisted Taking Off commercial software can be used as part of your assessments in our well-equipped labs.


Access to the latest Computer Assisted Design software to enable you to acquire the skills you need.

Surveying equipment

Learn how to carry out survey work using a range of equipment, such as levels, theodolites and measuring tapes.

Virtual building site

Use virtual technology to appreciate the surroundings of a typical construction site and experience real-life challenges.

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