Our professionally accredited master’s courses offer flexible study options taught through an interdisciplinary approach. Join us as we strive to understand complex and challenging problems within the built environment, and work with us in the co-creation of new knowledge.
The School of Construction Management and Engineering is one of the world’s leading university departments dealing with the challenges of the built environment. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014), 83% of our research is rated world leading or internationally excellent, and we are 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 REF 2014).
The School is highly interdisciplinary, covering a range of diverse subject areas, and our staff have extensive experience as advisers, consultants and visiting lecturers to commercial organisations, governments and universities globally. We also attract students from all over the world.
Our MSc courses are focused on ensuring an excellent student experience, dealing with new ideas, tools and techniques, and exposure to the latest research supplemented with twenty-first century technologies.
Our facilities include a dedicated computer lounge for use by our students, equipped with the latest digital technology and software, including building information modelling (BIM), 3D laser scanning, 3D visualisation, virtual reality headsets, building energy simulations and urban microclimate simulations. The School also possesses laboratory space and experimental equipment to support student research projects.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.