Study Architecture and Built Environment

Architectural Engineering at Salford

The University of Salford is a leading UK study centre for architecture and the built environment. 

Drawing on our strong industry connections and enviable location at the heart of Greater Manchester, our unrivalled range of degree courses in architecture and built environment subjects can give you a platform to career success.

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Architecture degree courses

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  • Build analytical skills in our professionally-designed studio environment - the perfect place to find inspiration, make friends, collaborate, and share ideas
  • Experience creative workshops, guest lecturers, and our annual degree show where you can engage with industry professionals
  • Benefit from our enviable location close to buzzing central Manchester where you can work on local creative projects and real-life architecture briefs
  • Learn to use high-specification equipment with a multidisciplinary approach to building design as you gain a robust knowledge of building structures
Explore architecture degree courses at Salford


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An architecture degree course combines creativity, design skills, and critical thinking. 

If you're preparing to start your journey towards professional status, look no further than our RIBA-accredited degree course.  

Explore BSc (Hons) Architecture

Interior Architecture

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Finding imaginative and sustainable uses for buildings in our space-constrained cities is a key challenge for interior architects and designers.  

Become part of the solution to this vital urban challenge by studying our unique Interior Architecture degree. 

Explore our Interior Architecture degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture

BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture with Foundation Year

Architectural Engineering

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Successful architectural design is the sweet spot between technology, science and creativity. 

As design boundaries are pushed even further, our Architectural Engineering degree can equip you with the skills to develop an exciting career, shaping buildings that are both sustainable and spectacular. 

Explore our Architectural Engineering degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering

BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering with Foundation Year

Architectural Design and Technology

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Behind every grand design is a great technique. 

Our degree in Architectural Design and Technology is a route to a rewarding career where you can turn innovative design concepts into reality. 

Explore our Architectural Design and Technology degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Architectural Design and Technology

BSc (Hons) Architectural Design and Technology with Foundation Year

Built environment courses

Construction at Salford

Study with us and stand out in the competitive graduate job market. Our built environment BSc degree courses include industry placement options and RICS -accreditation that will equip you with career-enhancing knowledge, skills and experience.

  • Experience industry-led teaching, informed by advanced academic research and receive guest lectures from industry connections
  • Benefit from strong links to local and international built environment firms with the opportunity to visit local building projects and construction sites across Greater Manchester and the north west
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Construction Project Management

Construction students

Modern construction demand projects to be sustainable, safely completed on-time, within budget and to high standards. 

With a skills shortage, and new technologies driving change, now is a great time to study Construction Project Management. 

Explore our Construction Project Management degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management with Foundation Year

Construction (HNC)

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Salford is at the heart of one of the UK’s fastest growing city-regions. 

If you’re thinking about a career in construction and surveying, returning to education or want to progress in this exciting industry, get a good head start with our HNC Construction course.  

Explore HNC Construction

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering at Salford

Civil engineers create, improve and protect the infrastructure that supports daily life.  

With growing demand for qualified professionals, our Civil Engineering degree can unlock exciting and lucrative career opportunities. 

Explore our Civil Engineering degree study pathways

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Building Surveying

Building Surveying at Salford

With rising demand for sustainable spaces, we need to find new value in our existing building stock. 

Stand at the forefront of property development, repurposing and reinventing buildings for new uses with our Building Surveying degree. 

Explore our Building Surveying degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying with Foundation Year

Quantity Surveying

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Developers are increasingly looking to maximise investments and minimise their costs. 

Take a leading role in delivering resource-efficient buildings for our fast-growing cities with our triple-accredited Quantity Surveying degree. 

Explore our Quantity Surveying degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying with Foundation Year

Real Estate Development and Management

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Real estate professionals use their property sector knowledge to help clients bring new developments to market. 

Prepare for a rewarding future career in this fast-paced sector with our BSc (Hons) Real Estate Development and Management degree. 

Explore our Real Estate degree study pathways

BSc (Hons) Real Estate Development and Management

BSc (Hons) Real Estate Development and Management with Foundation Year

BSc (Hons) Real Estate Development and Management with Placement Year

Our new home for architecture and built environment

In Autumn 2022, we opened our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for architecture and the built environment.

Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. 


Students in Manchester

University life is not just about what you study - where you study matters too.

Our amazing location blends the beauty of our parkland campus with the buzz of central Manchester on our doorstep - not to mention great transport links to explore the North West. 

This winning combination makes Salford a great study destination. Come and take a look.