School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Undergraduate study

Outstanding employability

Through studying one of our degrees you can expect to gain a diverse skill-set. This will include project management, team work, leadership, business acumen and people management as well as a technical expertise setting you up for a successful career. We are favoured by many leading organisations as a source of exceptional graduates.

Due to their unique and specialist skills, engineers are the top earners in terms of starting salaries alongside graduates from medicine and dentistry (Times Good University Guide). Chartered Engineers command even higher salaries and once you have reached this status you can expect to earn a salary of over £60,000 per year.

As well as a top salary, studying one of our degrees presents wide reaching opportunities from world leading blue chip organisations to developing countries.

Our latest success

  • Employability 

    98% in work or further study within 6 months of graduation. (DLHE, 2016 graduates. Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study)

  • Salary 

    £28,000. Average starting salary (DHLE, 2016 graduates. Mean salary, FT UK & Channel Isles first degree students in professional employment)

Recent graduate roles and destinations include:

  • 3M, Transport Planner
  • Airport Coordination Ltd, Coordination Officer
  • Amey, Civil Engineer
  • Anglian Water Services, Waste Water Engineer
  • Atkins, Civil Engineer
  • BAM Nuttall, Site Engineer
  • Balfour Beatty, Quantity Surveyor
  • Bovis, Commercial Manager
  • British Airways, Cargo Graduate
  • British Power International,Civil Engineer
  • Carillion, Quantity Surveyor
  • Costain, Civil Engineer
  • E.ON, Quantity Surveyor
  • Kier Group, Design Engineer
  • Laing O’Rourke, Engineering Manager
  • Mansell-Balfour Beatty, Design Coordinator
  • Monarch Airlines, Economic Planning Analyst
  • Morgan Ashurst, Construction Manager
  • Sir Robert McAlpine, Construction Package Manager
  • Skanska, Site Manager
  • Taylor Woodrow, Design Manager
  • Tesco Property, Planning Development Manager
  • Vinci Construction, Site Engineer
  • Virgin Atlantic, Pilot
  • Walter Lilly, Site Manager

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