Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Top spots for our programmes

The 2016 Complete University Guide ranks ACE first and third in the UK

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Showcasing talent

Projects are integral to our programmes and work of the highest standard is being produced

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REF 2014 results

Our research is ranked joint 1st in the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit of assessment

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Funded PhD studentships available.

We have funded studentships available for research students with our NERC GW4 Doctoral Training Partnership. Find out more »



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About us

Student working collaboratively

Welcome to the uniquely joint Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering. We are at the forefront of teaching, research and consultancy in the field of the modern built environment.

Key facts

  • Number 1 for Architecture (Complete University Guide 2016)
  • Number 2 for Architecture (Times Good University Guide 2016)
  • Top 3 for Civil Engineering (Times Good University Guide 2016, Complete University Guide 2016 and Guardian University Guide 2016)
  • Number 1 in the 2014 REF in the Architecture, Built Environment & Planning unit of assessment

Film: low impact building materials

Our film explores how we are working with BRE to promote low impact building materials to the construction industry.

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