Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Top spots for our programmes

The 2017 Complete University Guide ranks ACE first and third in the UK

Read More >

Showcasing talent

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

Read More >

Future Envelope 10: to BIM or not to BIM

Attend our conference on June 3

Register now >

Placements blog

Our bloggers share their placement experiences.

Read more >

Funded PhD studentships available.

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



Open now

About us

Student working collaboratively

Welcome to our joint Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering. We are at the forefront of teaching, research and consultancy in the modern built environment. We have an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for advancing women's careers in higher education and research.

Key facts

  • Number 1 for Architecture (2017 Complete University Guide)
  • Number 2 for Architecture (Times Good University Guide 2016)
  • Top 3 for Civil Engineering (2017 Complete University Guide, Times Good 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.

Contact us

Academic staff
Browse staff profiles

Undergraduate admissions
+44 (0)1225 383019+44 (0)1225 383019

Postgraduate admissions
+44 (0)1225 386447+44 (0)1225 386447

General enquiries
+44 (0)1225 385394+44 (0)1225 385394

Faculty of Engineering & Design