Construction

All of our construction courses are accredited and bring together outstanding facilities, superb teaching and excellent links with industry to make sure you are completely ready for your future career.

Why choose Construction at Loughborough?

Our construction courses provide you with the knowledge and skills in technology, management, processes and commerce to succeed in industry. Our sponsored courses offer an excellent education for future managers of building projects by placing a strong emphasis on developing personal and professional skills, making our graduates very attractive to employers.

Our construction courses have a pretty good reputation

...and they are both accredited

Our construction courses are both accredited. Construction Engineering Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB); Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

You'll have the opportunity to go on a placement year

We send 30% more students on engineering placements than any other UK university (HESA UG Student Record 2015/16: Engineering and Technology), emphasising our unrivalled links with industry. All students are given the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement year, with recent placement students undertaking positions at a variety of different companies.

Colleen Liston's placement year

Colleen Liston completed a 12-month internship with Lendlease Construction Europe Limited, and was nominated for a Loughborough University award in recognition of her achievements.

Our graduates have a fantastic employment rate

98% of our graduates were in employment or further study within six months of graduating, with 99% of those serving in managerial, professional or graduate level roles (DLHE, 2016 graduates). The average starting salary of our graduates is £28,000 (DLHE, 2016 graduates).

I have been able to enjoy numerous site visits and field trips all designed to hone our practical knowledge of the industry away from the context of lectures.

Mauranda BSc Construction Engineering Management

You'll have access to our great facilities

The School houses its own design studio and computer laboratory. Our large open-plan laboratory includes concrete, geotechnics, strength of materials, hydraulics, structures, surveying, public health and building services engineering laboratories, along with support workshops.