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Study Architecture and Built Environment

The Department of Architecture and Built Environment at Northumbria University offers high-quality courses taught in fantastic studios and workshops.

If you aspire to design or develop the buildings of the future, protect the historical buildings we have, or manage land, you’re sure to find a programme that’s just right for you at Northumbria.

Our courses are designed to allow you to develop the skills that employers tell us they want you to have. With field trips, guest lectures, employer-led CV workshops, sandwich placement years and lots more, you’ll have access to recruitment representatives from a wide range of companies.

  • Architecture is ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020.
  • Building, Town & Country Planning is a Top 20 UK course ranked in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

You’ll learn using state-of-the-art newly-built facilities in dedicated built environment laboratories, architecture studios and our virtual reality suite – come and see them for yourself at one of our Open Days.

With high quality skills-based, accredited courses and a supportive learning environment, we're confident you'll feel right at home studying with us!

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Undergraduate Study

We offer a wide range of undergraduate programmes from Interior Architecture to Real Estate, designed to give you an edge in your future career. Our programmes are professionally focused and the vast majority offer an optional placement year and field trips. With extensive professional accreditation across all of our courses, our undergraduate programmes will provide the ideal foundation for work or further study.

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Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate programmes from Building Design Management and BIM to Masters in Architecture have been specially tailored for the next stage for your academic career to either deepen your knowledge of your chosen field, changing career direction or taking a step towards professional status.

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Part Time Study

We offer a range of part time programmes that can be fitted around busy lives. Programmes are delivered in flexible ways with 24/7 access to campus buildings, distance learning and online modules.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning offers the opportunity to study wherever you are based in the world without having to be step foot on campus. Northumbria’s online environment is highlight supportive with continuous interaction with tutors and other students through virtual seminars and the latest online discussion groups.

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Postgraduate Research

If you're interested in joining one of our research degree programmes, please find more information about all our opportunities at the Graduate School.

Deparment / Architecture and Built Environment

Architecture and Built Environment encompasses all of our teaching, research and enterprise in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Quantity and Building Surveying, Real Estate and Housing.

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Whatever your aspirations in Architecture, you'll find the latest technologies to support you in our dedicated laboratories and studios.

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19 courses found

Architecture BA (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with study abroad

Can you imagine designing your own building? If you enjoy using creativity to solve problems our architecture course is for you.

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Architecture MArch

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 2 years full-time

The MArch is designed to equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career. Critical thinking, independent learning,…

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Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

On this professional course you will study the core competencies required to become a Chartered Surveyor and work with real clients…

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Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

If your interest in property and construction is matched with an enthusiasm for management, economics and the law, this could be the…

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Real Estate (International) MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

No matter what your background, learn all you need to become a chartered surveyor and begin your international real estate career with…

1 year full-time / Sep start

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2 years full-time (with advanced practice in second year) / Sep start

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Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Have you ever thought about buying, selling, managing or developing property? If this sounds like an exciting career, then our business-focused…

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Real Estate MSc

Postgraduate | Newcastle

Real estate is a fast paced industry where you’ll be expected to use your decision-making, problem solving and negotiation skills to…

2 years full-time (with advanced practice in second year) / Sep start

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1 year full-time / Sep, Jan start

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