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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Built Environment

We offer a range of degrees to design, deliver and manage environments. Located in the heart of the city, our campus overlooks many important developments, such as HS2 and is perfectly located for students to build relationships with employers through work experience on many of Birmingham’s regeneration sites. Our degrees are practice-based and we pride ourselves on equipping you with the knowledge and practical skills to secure a career after you graduate.

Meet Nicki

Senior Lecturer in Built Environment

Hear from Senior Lecturer, Nicki Schiessel Harvey. She’ll give you an introduction to what is it like studying in the Built Environment. Everything from the subjects on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, the placement opportunities we have for you and the exciting careers you can go onto with a degree from BCU.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

Millennium Point, City Centre Campus

Get your first impression of our Millennium Point building and view the fantastic facilities on offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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Placements

In a competitive job market, extra work experience can really help you stand out from the crowd. More and more employers expect students to have substantial working experience, and a placement can significantly enhance your CV.

See our students on placement

Which Built Environment course is right for you?

Are you interested in the Built Environment but not sure exactly which course is right for you? Take our quiz to find out which course best suits you!

Find your Built Environment course

Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCUSU group is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us.

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  • Help Desk

  • Finance next steps

  • Accommodation next steps

  • Preparing for the hotline

  • Return to Clearing Open Day

Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

Return to Clearing Open Day

Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCUSU group is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us.

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