School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

About the School

Building a better world

Our vision is to be a strong and engaged community of staff and students who are supported and motivated to tackle some of the most significant global challenges affecting the built environment and infrastructure.

Why choose us

  • Top 10 UK University 

    Times Higher Education

  • TEF Gold 

    Teaching Excellence Framework, 2017

  • 91% Overall Satisfaction 

    National Student Survey, 2017

  • 92% Overall Satisfaction 

    Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2017

  • 1st in the UK for Built Environment 

    (REF). For the vitality and sustainability of the research environment.

  • 1st in the UK for Building 

    The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018

  • 1st in the UK for Engineering Placements 

    HESA UG Student Record, 2015/16.1

  • Excellent graduate employment prospects 

    98% graduate employability2 with average starting salaries of £28,0003

1. Sending over 30% more engineering students on industrial placements than any other UK university. 
2. DLHE, 2016 graduates. Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study.
3. DLHE, 2016 graduates. Mean salary, FT UK & Channel Isles first degree students in professional employment.

A key part of our ethos is our extensive links with industry, with many of our students being sponsored by major construction organisations. Loughborough graduates are extremely sought after by industry and commerce world-wide, and our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are consistently ranked as excellent in both student surveys and independent assessments. Similarly our research is sponsored and applied by the many organisations in the civil engineering, construction and transport sectors.

Our website provides you with extensive information about both our research and teaching programmes. For further information, please contact us, or come along to one of our regular open days.


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