Architectural Engineering at University of Reading - UCAS

Course summary

Our three-year BEng Architectural Engineering course equips you with the design and engineering skills to deliver sustainable solutions to problems in the built environment. Study at one of the UK's top-ranking universities for teaching and research in the built environment: 3rd for Building in the Complete University Guide 2024, and 6th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024. With a focus on sustainable energy and environmental engineering, an architectural engineering degree from Reading provides you with in-demand knowledge and skills for a career in a fast-growing sector. Sustainability is an important theme in our programmes, from the use of materials to environmental management and assessment. You’ll study integrated approaches to the design, management and operation of efficient buildings in an urban context. Our BEng Architectural Engineering course 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.
You will also have the opportunity to switch to our four-year MEng Architectural Engineering course if you wish to complete an integrated master’s degree. For more information, please visit the programme page:


The following modules have been approved in principle for delivery in 2025/26. Please note that as part of our current curriculum improvement process, all modules require final University approval and may be subject to change. Core modules for this course:

  • History of the Built Environment, Material, and Structural Analysis
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Information and Communication
  • Building Services and Project
  • Empirical Studies and Site Engineering.
The University cannot guarantee that all optional modules will be available to all students who may wish to take them. Further information about the content of the final approved modules will be available in the summer of 2024. We suggest you regularly revisit our course page during this time to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding the modules offered on this programme. Check our website for more details about the course structure.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BCC including A level Mathematics at B grade.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £29950 Year 1
International £29950 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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Architectural Engineering at University of Reading - UCAS