What can I do with a built environment degree?

Construction at Salford

See your future built environment

Quantity Surveying at Salford

The built environment is one of the world’s largest employment sectors, providing a wealth of opportunities in the design of cities, infrastructure, and urban development.  

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction continues to be in great demand, with a phenomenal scale of development ahead of many other European city regions.  

As one of the UK’s leading employment sectors, there is no better place in the UK to study a built environment degree than Salford. Located at the heart of Greater Manchester, surrounded by a rich architectural heritage from the industrial revolution, and with exciting new skyscrapers rising on our skyline, we have everything you need to start your built environment journey.

Built Environment courses at Salford

Construction Project Management

Construction students

A degree in Construction Project Management offers rewarding career opportunities in a diverse and challenging environment, with roles available at construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments.  

Explore our Construction Project Management courses:

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management

BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management with Foundation Year

Construction (HNC)

Quantity Surveying at Salford

Studying HNC Construction provides a gateway into exciting career roles such as construction manager, site manager, contractor, project technician and much more. 

Explore our Construction course:

HNC Construction

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering at Salford

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

Explore our Civil Engineering courses:

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Building Surveying

Building Surveying at Salford

As a Building Surveying graduate, you will be well-equipped to pursue roles in a variety of areas including: the design of new buildings, the specification and supervision of construction work, refurbishment alterations and extensions, acquisition and condition surveying and building defect diagnostics.  

Explore our Building Surveying courses:

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

BSc (Hons) Building Surveying with Foundation Year

Quantity Surveying

Building surveying equipment on a construction site

Highly sought by employers both in the UK and across the world, you can expect to work for a wide range of organisations with a Quantity Surveying degree.  

Our alumni have progressed to work within leading construction industry organisations at construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments. 

Explore our Quantity Surveying courses:

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying with Foundation Year

Real Estate Development and Management

Real Estate Surveying at Salford

With extensive knowledge of the property industry, Real Estate Development and Management graduates are well equipped to pursue a variety of roles, such as a Registered Property Valuer, Property Developer, Lease Consultant or a Property Asset Manager. 

Explore our Real Estate courses:

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