Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with an interdisciplinary focus. Our research specialises in sustainability within the built environment.

Becoming an architect

We deliver three fully accredited degrees that cover the stages required to start your career as a qualified architect in the UK. Find out more about what it takes to become an architect and why you should do it at Bath.


BSc (Hons) Architecture

Architecture students

Our unique four-year degree is consistently ranked as one of the top UK architecture courses in national league tables.

MArch (Hons) Architecture

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Take the next step towards becoming a qualified architect with our ARB/RIBA accredited degree that integrates practice into the two-year course.

Becoming an architect at Bath

The architecture studio at the University of Bath

Find out about the educational steps you'll take to become an architect and how the course at Bath varies from other institutions.


Becoming a civil engineer

Our teaching reputation is based on the philosophy that if architects and civil engineers are to work together, they will strongly benefit from being educated together. Find out more about our courses, and read about our students' experiences.



Postgraduate degrees

Our postgraduate degrees reflect industrial needs and advances in research to give you the relevant knowledge to move your career forward. Find out more about our MScs and research studentships, or look for a PhD supervisor from our academic team.


Research

Sustainability within the built environment is central to our research activities. We promote collaborative and interdisciplinary research drawing on both fields of expertise in our joint department.


Awards and accolades

Our awards, league table rankings and accreditation.


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1st for Architecture in the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Top 5 for Civil Engineering in the 2018 Complete University Guide.

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We have received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for our commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.

About us

We are a joint department that brings together teaching and research expertise in architecture and civil engineering. Our interdisciplinary focus underlies all our activities and gives students a vibrant environment to grow as individuals and professionals.


6 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Get in touch

Contact our Department office with any general queries or our admissions team about our undergraduate courses.


Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering