School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Undergraduate study

Your time at Loughborough will form a launchpad from which you can build an exciting career. Our wide range of courses will equip you with the professional disciplines of the Engineering, Planning, Architecture and Construction industries.

We place a strong emphasis on the development of personal and professional skills including information technology and management, teamwork and leadership, making our graduates very attractive to employers.

Our well-respected courses will equip you with the technical, practical, design and managerial skills to develop successful careers in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering Management, Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, Architecture and Urban Planning, which include many different roles and job functions.

The Loughborough Women’s Engineering Society (WES) offers support, networking and volunteering opportunities for all students. Our School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering has achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award, recognising our commitment to advancing women’s careers in engineering.

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Why choose us?

  • Top ranking courses 

    We are ranked 1st in the UK for Building and 2nd in the UK for Architecture (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).

  • Superb placement opportunities 

    We offer placements on all of our course within the School and we send over 15% more students on industrial placements than any other university (2016/17 HESA UG Student Record: Engineering & Technology).

  • Excellent employability 

    Our graduates are highly sought after by major construction organisations, with 98% of our graduates being in employment or further study within six months of graduating1 and their average starting salary being £28,0002.

  • Fantastic facilities 

    At over 3,000m2, our purpose-built open-plan laboratory is one of the largest in the UK and it offers an excellent environment in which to study and work.

  • Great student satisfaction 

    We are in the Top 10 in the UK for Overall Satisfaction in Building (National Student Survey 2020).

  • Outstanding sponsorship opportunities 

    Our strong industry links mean we offer considerable support to help you secure sponsorships with some of the world’s top civil engineering, architectural engineering, architecture and construction companies.

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

 2. DLHE, 2016 graduates in full-time employment - UK/EU & Channel Isles, full-time first-degree students. 

Further information

Athena Swan Bronze award

Contact us

+44 (0)1509 222637

School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU