The School of Engineering and Built Environment offers flexible study options, including web-based distance learning, for both work-based learning purposes and to provide supporting material for full-time and part-time students.
The School has more than 200 academics including Professors, Readers, Postdoctoral Research Fellows, and Research Assistants, and we have spent over £1.5m on research and knowledge transfer infrastructure in the last 2-3 years. We also have over 300 postgraduate and 170 PhD students from all over the world including the UK, China, France, Greece, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Taiwan. They are a highly valued and integral part of our academic community.
Professional links and accredition
We have excellent links with professional bodies and develop our programmes in line with their accreditation standards, including the British Computer Society (BCS) and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Institute of Measurement & Control (InstMC).
Scotland’s largest provider of built environment graduates
The School has an excellent reputation in providing undergraduate and postgraduate courses to suit the needs of industry and professions in the areas of construction, property and the natural environment.
We teach over 75% of Scotland’s part-time construction and property students, and we are committed to delivering the most modern, innovative and exciting programmes in the built and natural environment. Most of our programmes are accredited by professional bodies to enable our graduates to become Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors or Chartered Builders.