Department of
Architecture and Built Environment



  • 95% of first-year degree graduates in the department available for employment have secured work in further study within six months of graduation*
  • The average starting salary for graduates is £21,460**

* Known destinations of full-time home and EU first-degree graduates, 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

Degree courses

  • All our courses are accredited by industry bodies.
  • MEng students have the option to specialise in their final year by choosing optional modules in a number of different areas.

View our undergraduate degree courses

At a glance

Cohort size: intake of approximately 130 students (BArch), 30 students (MEng) and 45 students (BEng) for year one

Accredited by: BArch and MEng courses are accredited by ARB/RIBA, and BEng and MEng are accredited by the CIBSE.

Teaching staff: 43 full time academic staff, 12 part time staff, and approximately 100 visiting specialists.

Total undergraduate student staff ratio: approximately 16:1

Teaching hours/contact time: average 22 hours per week contact time in years one and two; 25% practical lab activities and workshops in years one and two.


Department of Architecture and Built Environment

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 14184