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Architectural Engineering with International Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The programme aims to provide you with a thorough degree level education in Architectural engineering, enabling you to deliver engineering solutions to solve problems in the built Environment. Based on a grounding in the fundamental principles of engineering, architectural concepts and relevant aspects of built environment in both building and urban levels, the programme covers the design, management and operation of the resource efficient buildings within urban context. Major areas covered include design and management of building environmental systems and urban energy systems, structural design, building pathology, construction site engineering, architectural design, digital technologies with focus on numerical modelling and programming. The programme will prepare students for subsequent studies in Master/PhD level or for pursuing a career in the built environment industry or academia by providing: Practical, experimental and laboratory-based engineering experience in the design and management of buildings within the broader context of urban Environment; Problem solving skills; Underpinning skills in mathematics, programming and relevant science and technology; Knowledge of the state-of-the-art in building and environmental systems as applied in design and management of built environment; Understanding of ethics and health and safety issues associated with design, construction and management of built environment; The ability to work in an academic, industrial or research environment as individuals or as part of a team; The ability to plan, manage and conduct an in-depth individual project in architectural engineering. This programme comprises of a foundation year (Part 0) provided through the International Foundation Programme (IFP) which provides access to higher education in Britain to international students who do not possess the normal entry requirements of GCE Advanced level qualifications or the equivalent. Through the part 0 you will be equipped with subject specific and general study skills which will enable you to cope with the demands of undergraduate study. This is achieved through the provision of high quality teaching which is sympathetic to the needs of students from a wide range of educational backgrounds

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,830per year

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C - A*

Grades A* - C (9-4) in five subjects.


University information

University of Reading

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    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

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