Student on a university campus

Architecture, construction
and surveying

You want to leave your mark on the landscape – we offer the experience you need to do just that. At ARU, our architecture, building and construction degree courses – many accredited by professional bodies – are designed for visionary individuals, ready to learn the skills required by industry.

Filter results

You're interested in:

No filters selected

Architectural Technology

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Available in Clearing
Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
3-years-full-time
,
4-years-with-foundation
,
4-years-with-placement
,
5-years-part-time
Course features
  • Learn about building design and production
  • Study full-time or part-time
  • Get experience with an optional placement year

Architecture

Undergraduate - BA (Hons) : BSc (Hons)

Available in Clearing
Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Explore the language and style of buildings – and create your own designs
  • Learn in the studio, and on site visits and field trips
  • Take your first step towards becoming a registered architect

Building Surveying

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Available in Clearing
Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
,
5 years part-time
Course features
  • Advise clients about new builds, listed buildings and historic structures
  • Get hands-on in specialist labs and design studios
  • Gain experience with site visits and a placement year

Civil and Construction Engineering

Undergraduate - MEng (Hons)

Available in Clearing
Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
Full-time
Course features
Change the skyline in cities. Develop the built environments of the future. Study Civil and Construction Engineering at ARU, and gain the academic, technical and design skills you need to address challenges in the modern world. You'll also take a step towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Construction Management

Undergraduate - FdSc

Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
3 years part-time
Course features
  • Explore construction design, build, operation and maintenance
  • Learn on site visits and in specialist labs
  • Use professional surveying equipment and software

Construction Management

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
Part-time
Course features
Gain the skills, knowledge and understanding you need to become a chartered construction professional, able to take on the challenges and opportunities found in our built environment. Our part-time course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

Construction Management

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Available in Clearing
Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
Full-time
,
Full-time with placement
Course features
Have you got the vision and drive to work in the construction industry? Get the skills, knowledge and understanding you need studying our Construction Management degree course. It's fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Association of Building Engineers. Based in Chelmsford, you’ll use industry-standard surveying equipment and the latest in computer-aided design, 3D modelling, project management and financial software. You can take a placement year and further develop your professional skills, as you work towards becoming a chartered professional.

Construction Management (Top-Up)

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre Peterborough
Available as:
Full-time
Course features
Convert your HND qualification in construction to a full honours degree on this intensive one-year course.

Construction and Civil Engineering Management

Postgraduate - MSc

Study in:
Distance learning
,
Chelmsford
Available as:
full-time-september
,
full-time-january
,
part-time-september
,
part-time-january
,
2-3-years
Course features
Develop the skills you need to lead and manage teams in a variety of roles in the construction sector by studying for our MSc Construction and Civil Engineering Management.

Construction Project Management

Postgraduate - MSc

Study in:
Chelmsford
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
Develop your own individual management approach on our Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) accredited course. Work alongside professionals and industry experts to practically gain the key management skills and knowledge you need for a variety of management roles in the construction or property sectors.
Page 1 of 2 Next
Watch our showreel

Life as an ARU Architecture student

Discover our School of Architecture, meet our staff and explore our end of year exhibitions and student work.

Explore our School of Architecture

Here at the School of Engineering and the Built Environment and the School of Architecture, we'll help you develop skills and knowledge that reflect emerging technologies and meet the needs of today’s employers.

You'll get hands-on from day one, collaborating with your peers, tutors and industry partners to solve real-world problems. Our expert, experienced staff are active researchers, so you'll stay up to date with the latest thinking and findings in the industry.

Our courses are accredited by various professional bodies, including the Architects Registration Board (ARB), the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Megan

"So far, the journey into architecture has been incredibly varied from life drawings and model-making to technical construction and calculations. Studio and design work has been supported by one-to-one tutorials. It has been a great experience."

Megan

BA (Hons) Architecture student and founder of the ARU Architecture Society

Megan's story

Specialist facilities

As an Architecture, construction and surveying student at ARU, you’ll benefit from:

  • model-making studios; industry-standard software for computer-aided design work; construction and surveying equipment; a fully equipped workshop with cutting-edge digital fabrication machinery and skilled staff; and specialist 3D printers
  • industry-standard equipment to learn how to conduct site surveys and property inspections; design and AutoCAD studios; a materials and testing laboratory; an environmental science and design laboratory; and a surveying laboratory
  • Placement and work experience opportunities
  • Field trips, hands-on projects and end-of-year exhibitions

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies.

See all Architecture, construction and surveying courses

Want to talk to someone?

Do you have a question that we haven't answered so far? Talk to our application experts. We're here Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5pm, and Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. You can also ask our Student Ambassadors about life at ARU.