Department of Engineering and the Built Environment

Engineering & the Built Environment

From architecture to quantity surveying and construction to civil and mechanical engineering, many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies and developed with industry. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge that reflect emerging technologies and meet the needs of today’s employers.

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Women in Engineering programme

All of our female Engineering students are invited to join our Women in Engineering programme and benefit from professional mentoring, networking opportunities and more.

Find out more about our Women in Engineering programme
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British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM

ARU, supported by the British Council, is excited to offer five fully funded postgraduate scholarships for female students (including those who identify as female) from Brazil and Mexico to study Engineering.

Find out more about our British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM


Many of our undergraduate courses offer you the opportunity to take a placement year. It's a great way to gain knowledge and contacts.

Find out more about placements

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