Explore Built Environment with Salford

Civil engineering students

Digital transformation, sustainable construction and changing mobility, is reshaping our urban environments. To deliver the post-pandemic recovery, and meet ambitious climate change targets, we need to build the next-generation of towns and cities.   

There are hundreds of unfilled career vacancies in civil engineering, construction and surveying roles, both in the UK and worldwide, where skilled and qualified professionals can deliver this urban transformation. Join them with a built-environment-based degree.

Study the built environment at Salford

Civil engineering at Salford

The University of Salford is a great place to study the built environment. Right at the heart of UK's fastest growing city region, we work closely with industry to provide you with the practical knowledge for your career.

Today, we offer degree courses in construction, surveying, real estate and civil engineering. Many feature foundation year entry, integrated Masters pathways or the option to boost your skills with an industry placement.

Take this opportunity to explore how Salford can transform your built environment knowledge and skills. Hopefully, we'll see you at our next open day so we can tell you more.


Built environment degree courses at Salford


Construction at Salford

Construction Project Management builds the skills you'll need to successfully plan, manage and implement decision and process that keep built environment projects on track, The degree is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).  If you're thinking about starting a career in construction and property, or returning to education, our HNC Construction course is ideal, all located at the heart of the largest property and construction market outside of London. 

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Civil Engineering

Civil engineering students

Led by our IStructE award-winning civil engineering team, with strong links with industry, this accredited civil engineering honours degree course will equip you with the knowledge and skills, so you're ready to help create the infrastructure, buildings and facilities that improve our quality of life.

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Building Surveying

Building Surveying at Salford

Following a series economic, legal, technical design and management modules. You’ll learn about the construction industry and its legal and regulatory framework. You’ll explore the relationship between a building and its internal and external environments. You’ll recognise how to diagnose problems with existing buildings and be aware of conservation and regeneration.

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Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying at Salford

Quantity surveyors manage the financial aspects of the construction process. Working on behalf of contractors, agencies and clients, they apply cost engineering to ensure developments are physically built on time to budget. If you’re looking for a career where you can influence developments, our triple-accredited BSc Quantity Surveying course can open up exciting career prospects both in the UK and overseas

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Real Estate Development and Management

Real Estate Surveying at Salford

Real estate professionals have an extensive understanding of the property industry, and confidently display their professional knowledge to clients. Prepare for a lucrative and rewarding career in this fast-paced sector with our real estate courses, accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Plan to study in 2022?


Choosing what to study at uni can be a big step, so it's never too early to start planning.

Learn more about studying the built environment at our next Open Day.

You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, and consider your options.