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World University Rankings 2021
42 nd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Architectural Engineering - University of Reading

Through our four-year MEng Architectural Engineering course, you will combine the creativity of architectural and building design with a strong technical overview of energy systems and environmental engineering. Learn with a multidisciplinary team of experts who teach the very best of current practice, drawing on their research excellence and extensive experience working with industry. Our programme offers a grounding in the fundamental principles of architectural engineering, including: • design and management of building environmental systems • structural and architectural design • construction site engineering • engineering mathematics and statistics • numerical modelling and programming. Your studies will be supported by access to dedicated facilities, which include: • digital technology and software, including building information modelling (BIM), building energy and urban microclimate simulations, and 3D laser scanning • access to our immersive virtual reality “CAVE”, which enables you to interact with 3D digitised environments • a dedicated resource room containing course books, key professional journals and a wide range of industry specific publications. In choosing the four-year MEng programme, you will develop a thorough understanding of renewable energy technologies, urban microclimates and energy management. This will provide you with a holistic approach to designing a sustainable built environment for the future. School of the Built Environment The School of the Built Environment is highly regarded for its research and education. In the National Student Survey, 2018, the School scored 91% for overall student satisfaction. It also ranked 3rd in the UK for the impact of its research in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning (Research Excellence Framework, 2014). 98% of our Built Environment graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2016/17). Demand for qualified engineers is only set to grow: Engineering UK estimates that at least 22,000 graduate engineers will be required every year to meet industry need (EUK annual report, 2018). Our close relationships with industry and professional institutions will give you the opportunity to build a network of contacts during your studies, enabling you to develop strong foundations for a sustainable career. Placements and Study Abroad with MEng Architectural Engineering Our MEng Architectural Engineering course includes a paid industrial placement year, undertaken before your final year of study. Our dedicated placement officer will provide tailored advice and support in finding the ideal placement for you. Placements can be located anywhere in the UK and sometimes overseas. You may also choose to study abroad for a year, giving you the chance to boost your employability while gaining fantastic life experience. The experience and knowledge gained during an industrial placement, or in studying abroad, will help you make the most of your final year of study. You’ll also gain valuable background knowledge for your future career. Careers for MEng Architectural Engineering graduates Graduates from our MEng Architectural Engineering course will be well placed to pursue an impressive career in a wide range of roles, such as: • energy engineer • building designer • facility manager/engineer • project manager • construction manager. Our multidisciplinary approach, which reflects collaborative ways of working within the industry, is designed to enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in your career. Our strong relationships with a global network of industry, employers, and alumni will support you to develop contacts and identify opportunities that are the right fit for your interests.

  • Qualification
    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ReadingUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,815