Architectural Engineering at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Architectural engineering brings to life the high-performance buildings of the future, addressing our growing need for more sustainable, climate change resilient, energy efficient and smart places to live, work and spend time. The next generation of architectural engineers will bring together a range of skills, disciplines and technologies and apply them in new and exciting ways. From harnessing the power of renewables and managing energy use more efficiently, to designing for re-use and using technology to enhance lighting, acoustics and comfort within a building. Studying architectural engineering at Leeds will put you at the forefront of new and emerging technologies and approaches to both building structures and the systems within them. You’ll learn how to get results from a multi-disciplinary approach, collaborate with professionals and play an important role in building a sustainable future for everyone. This accredited degree develops engineers who actively contribute to sustainable and economic growth whilst setting and maintaining the highest ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion and delivering the infrastructure we all rely on in everyday life. This is a practical course, so you’ll have access to a range of excellent facilities. As an architectural engineering student, you can make the most of our flexible design studio space which will be a base for you to learn and study, with specialist model-making facilities to support your design projects. You’ll also have access to extensive library facilities, industry-standard software and impressive laboratories with specialist facilities for structures, materials, public health engineering, building services and geotechnics – everything you need to begin your career as an architectural engineer. Why study at Leeds

  • This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) and the Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers.
  • Design projects are a key part of our Architectural Engineering degrees, giving you valuable hands-on experience and putting into practice the theoretical principles and the creative and technical skills you've learned.
  • Access excellent specialist facilities including design studio space and industry-standard software such as Revit (Building Information Modelling), IES (dynamic thermal modelling), Robot (structural analysis) and Adobe Creative Suite (graphic communication).
  • Our globally-renowned research here at Leeds helps to address societal and technical challenges with infrastructure around the world and feeds directly into your course, shaping what you learn with the latest thinking.
  • Develop your experience and boost your career prospects with our industrial placement opportunities.
  • All degree courses within the School of Civil Engineering share a common first year, which gives you the flexibility to switch between these courses at the end of your first year.
  • At the end of your second year, there’s the possibility of transferring to the four-year integrated Masters (MEng, BEng).
  • Our Civil Engineering Society (CivSoc) gives you the chance to meet like-minded people who share your passion for civil engineering with industrial networking events and site visits to build your experience and connections in the field, alongside exciting social events such as the annual CivSoc Ball. The School’s Architecture Society (ArcSoc) runs a number of activities such as talks by visiting architects, sketching and software workshops, as well as social events.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Subject to places being available, you must achieve our published first year entry requirements and the relevant % average in your first year of study. Learning outcomes of year 1 of the degree programme you are applying to must also have been met.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.

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Student Outcomes

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