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Architectural Engineering (International) MEng, BEng

MEng Architectural Engineering (International)


The course is designed to produce engineers who understand and can take part in the design of buildings from an architectural perspective, while at the same time having a firm grounding in civil and structural engineering.

Areas of study include architectural history and theory and building services as well as the core civil and structural engineering modules. Our graduates are in high demand from industry, especially from companies which are multi-disciplinary, and this includes many of the major consulting firms.

The third year of the international MEng course is spent at a university in the USA, for example, Drexel University in Philadelphia, Kanas University in Lawrence and University of Nebraska in Omaha.

UCAS code: H2KC
Industrial placements: Yes
International year abroad: Yes
Course duration: 4 years
Start date: September
Course fees: UK/EU: £9,000 International: £16,500
Information about living expenses and financial support can be found on the University's website.
Scholarships: Scholarships and bursaries worth up to £8,000 available.
Accreditation: This degree has been accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators and is recognised by the Engineering Council for the purposes of meeting in full the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
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This course is also accredited by EUR-ACE, the European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor and Master level.


2015 entry
This course is available for entry in September 2015.
Fees and scholarships: tbc.


The tables below show the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2013. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which is a tool designed for current students to select modules.

If you are looking to start your studies in September 2014 a list of modules is available in the 2014 brochure.

This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content or our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.

Career options

Recent graduates of this course have successfully secured positions such as
Design Engineers, Trainee Architectural Engineers and Architectural Consultants
and Graduate Civil and Structural Engineers with organisations such as Arup, Adams Kara Taylor, Cornerstone Consulting, AMEC Design and Management, Mowlem Plc, Luckman and Clark, Whitby Bird and Parkin Group International.

Entry requirements

A-level: AAA including Mathematics (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking).

BTEC Extended Diploma: D*DD including an appropriate amount of level 3 Mathematics.

Engineering or Construction Diploma: Grade A plus A-level (A2) Mathematics grade A or higher. AS-level Mathematics considered.

IB: 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level Mathematics.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of alternative UK and international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirements: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification.

How to apply

All undergraduate applications should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS).

If you require any further information please contact our admissions team,
e:, t: +44 (0)113 343 2262.