Department for the Built Environment

The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is a major provider of professionally relevant courses for the property and construction industries and we are dedicated to the teaching of future professionals.

Our core activity is educating professionals for a technical, ethical, economic, political and social world where the built and natural environment forms the context for human activity.


Find out about our range of undergraduate courses, including Architectural Technology, Surveying, Construction and Property Planning.



Take a look at the postgraduate courses and research degrees available at the School of the Built Environment. 



Our Foundation Years offer you an additional year of study to ensure successful progression to your chosen degree.


About Us

The School of the Built Environment provides all its students access to world class facilities and software packages. Our staff will use their industry knowledge and experience to help ensure that you are equipped to participate fully and possessed with the equipment needed to support your studies.

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The best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person at one of our Open Days.

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Take a look around the facilities available to you at the School of the Built Environment.


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Find your home from home at BCU. We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you.

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Student Support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £340m facilities.

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