Why study architecture and environmental engineering?
As the world’s resources become scarce, there is a growing need to create buildings that are environmentally responsible.
This calls for design professionals with the creative and analytical skills of both architects and engineers, which is an unusual mix of skills that is highly sought after by employers.
It is these future designers who will achieve design excellence, pursuing imaginative strategies for using resources efficiently.
Why UWE Bristol?
BEng(Hons) Architecture and Environmental Engineering is a unique course.
This is one of five courses that cover different specialisms in architecture. We produce sought-after graduates with specialist knowledge and the skill to create exciting buildings.
It can be difficult to know whether to pursue a degree in arts or sciences. This joint degree enables you to work towards professional status in both engineering and architecture, developing your cultural, artistic and technological interests in parallel.
It’s in the overlap between function, aesthetics and physics that true inventiveness can flourish. Each way of thinking stimulates the others, giving you innovative solutions to problems.
Explore architecture, passive design, environmental physics, environmental systems in buildings and the effective use of energy and materials. Gain a rare mix of knowledge and skills that will prepare you for this expanding sector of design.
Learn from industry-experienced tutors and practising professionals who bring up-to-the-minute ideas from their active projects.
Develop your professional portfolio with a stream of practical design projects from real clients in the Bristol area.
Go on site visits and residential field trips in the UK and overseas to make sure your design thinking is linked to the world beyond your studies.
Where can it take me?
With a dual degree, you’ll be ready for a variety of careers in architecture, environmental engineering and sustainability consultancy.
Opportunities are available in small private practices up to large multinationals like Foster & Partners, Arup and Atkins.
Take a look at our online yearbook of student projects from our architecture and product design courses.