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.
It takes a team of people to turn architectural designs into reality. Become a vital part of that team through our Chelmsford-based Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) degree course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists. At ARU you’ll study architecture as part of a multidisciplinary school and get to understand the role of other professionals in a construction team. Get hands-on in our model-making studios and explore building design styles on site visits and a European field trip - or by taking an optional placement year.
Explore the science behind architecture by studying our part-time Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) degree course. Turn a design concept into a completed building, and learn about the principles of business management - vital for running a modern architectural practice. Our degree course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). It's been validated to include an optional placement year in industry.
Make your mark on landscapes of the future with our Chelmsford-based Architecture BA (Hons) degree course. You’ll gain the creative and technical skills you’ll need to produce architectural drawings and to analyse, research and develop briefs. You’ll develop design concepts in our model making studios, and have the chance to display your work in our Summer Exhibition and take a placement year. With this Architects Registration Board Part 1 prescribed course you’ll be taking your first step towards a career as an architect.
Want to help shape the buildings we live and work in? Get on site and hands-on with this course accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Based in Chelmsford, you’ll learn a range of professional and technical skills, from converting and adapting buildings to performing surveys and valuations. You’ll be taught project management skills by experienced lecturers and practitioners in a multidisciplinary school alongside other construction professionals. Take an optional placement year and help build your future career
Build your way to success in an exciting, varied area of construction. Our Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited part-time Building Surveying BSc (Hons) degree course provides the expert knowledge you need for your career. You’ll learn a range of technical and professional skills, including how to convert and adapt buildings, and perform surveys and valuations.
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.
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.
Further your career in construction. Get an insight into building design, production, management and technologies with our CIOB-accredited degree. The course will give you the grounding to progress onto our BSc (Hons) Construction Management.
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.
Convert your HND qualification in construction to a full honours degree on this intensive one-year course.