Applying engineering principles and technology to building design and construction, you'll develop the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career as an architectural engineer. The combination of lectures, design workshops, field trips, site visits, tutorials with industry partners and an optional year-long paid industry placement, will prepare you for a range of routes in the built environment sector including design engineering, project management and architectural consultancy. There is currently a global shortage of qualified Architectural Engineers. Architectural engineering graduates are in great demand because of the ever increasing importance placed on the design, construction and operation of sustainable buildings. Seize the opportunity to join our building courses which ranked sixth in the country in the Times and Sunday Times League Table 2015. * Our course is fully accredited by the leading professional body recognised for design managers and architectural engineers: the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). * Seize the opportunity to join our building courses which ranked sixth in the country in the Times and Sunday Times League Table 2015. * Lead the way in the industry – our course focuses on high performance and energy efficient buildings, which will place you at the forefront of the sector and able to embrace the trend towards stricter environmental and energy based legislation. * Gain valuable workplace experience with a paid year-long placement in a leading engineering consultancy or architectural practice in the UK or abroad. Our industry links will help you find a placement, boosting your studies with practical experience and developing the contacts that can lead to future employment. * Real-world impact as you engage in industry-led group projects with real project briefs and clients. Guided by our panel of industrial advisers, you’ll develop the professional skills and networking to stand out in this sector. * Explore the industry with site visits and field trips (including a fully funded European field trip), where you will observe building design, construction and operational practices within and outside the UK. * Learn from leaders in their fields - our staff come from both industry and research backgrounds. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and have access to an exciting and diverse programme of visiting speakers. * Be part of a vibrant multidisciplinary learning environment, working together with students from other disciplines in the construction sector, such as building surveying, construction management and architecture.