The School of the Built Environment at the University of Reading comprises the School of Architecture and the School of Construction Management and Engineering. It is internationally renowned for its research and education relating to the design, construction and operation of the buildings and places within which we live, work and play.
We're ranked 3rd in the UK for research impact in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning (Times Higher Education Institutions Ranked by Subject, 2014, based on its analysis of latest Research Excellence Framework 2014).
By choosing to study with us, you’ll join an interdisciplinary centre of excellence united in making the built environment work better for society, addressing issues such as quality of life, sustainability of communities, wealth generation, and long-term resilience.
Chongqing University (CQU), one of China's leading institutions, is highly ranked in built environment and engineering, making it an ideal partner for our School of the Built Environment. Working together allows us to offer exciting opportunities for you to study in both China and the UK.