School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

About the School

Building a better world

Our vision is to be the world’s leading integrated centre for built environment research and education, attending to the entire lifecycle of both buildings and infrastructure through our research, teaching and enterprise programmes.

Why choose us

  • 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 2019 and The Complete University Guide 2020.

  • We send 15% more students on engineering placements than any other UK university 

    HESA UG Student Record, 2016/17: Engineering & Technology

  • Excellent graduate employment prospects 

    98% graduate employability1 with average starting salaries of £28,0002

1. DLHE, 2016 graduates. Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study.
2. 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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