The new facilities include a large flexible project space with makers' area, rapid prototyping equipment and a new geotechnical soils lab.
The value of an industrial placement
Joe undertook a placement year with Stepnell Ltd as part of his BSc in Construction Management.
Not only was it a great experience and opportunity to put his learning into practice, Stepnell Ltd also offered him a graduate role for after his degree, so he can relax and enjoy his final year of study, knowing he has a job at the end!
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
Building the city's future
Birmingham is a fantastic place to study a Built Environment course, as students have the opportunity to grow and learn alongside the city's major redevelopment. Plus, they'll gain exposure to huge infrastructure projects such as the development of HS2.
Our first year surveying and construction students were inspired by the many building projects happening in the city, and made a vlog explaining why Birmingham is such a great place to study the Built Environment.
Cities don’t sustain themselves
There are a range of exciting redevelopment projects happening around Birmingham and you could be involved in them.
Study a Built Environment course with us and you'll learn, first-hand, how to become part of a team that makes life-changing redevelopments like this happen. Meet Alexandra, our year three Construction Management student who is working on the transformation of Paradise Birmingham, a development area situated in the city centre. Visit us on our next open day to find out how you can help us to sustain and develop the city.