Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Top spots for our programmes

The Complete University Guide 2014 ranks ACE first and second 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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Research with real-world impact

Our research into energy is helping to shape the future

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Find out more about The HIVE, our building project designed to support research into construction materials.

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25 September 2014

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

  • 94% student satisfaction for all undergraduate programmes (National Student Survey 2014)
  • Number 1 for Architecture (Complete University Guide 2015)
  • Number 1 for teaching satisfaction - Civil Engineering (Guardian University Guide 2015)
  • 2nd for teaching satisfaction - Architecture (Guardian University guide 2015)
  • 2nd for graduate prospects - Civil Engineering (Complete University Guide 2015)

Film: low impact building materials

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

Faculty of Engineering & Design