Subject

Architecture, Civil Engineering and Surveying

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Develop skills in the art and science of designing, constructing and managing the built environment

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

Architecture

BA (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), this course has an established international reputation for excellence

Civil Engineering

MEng Accredited

Develop creative, practical and theoretical skills for the construction industry through our reputable civil engineering courses (includes Chartered Engineer status on graduation)

Civil Engineering

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Develop creative, practical and theoretical skills for the construction industry through our reputable civil engineering courses

Construction Engineering Management

BEng (Hons) Accredited

An accredited course covering all construction and project management processes for the engineering profession

Interior Architecture and Design

BA (Hons)

A course for those with innovative creativity and imagination, with a vital focus on professional practice for interior design

Property Development

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited course reflecting the modern and diverse nature of property development in order to produce skilled property professionals

Quantity Surveying

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A course providing the combined expertise of a quantity surveyor - a profession that is in growing demand both at home and overseas

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Civil Engineering

MSc Accredited

An accredited course providing in-depth knowledge and professional technical abilities to become a fully qualified civil engineer

Civil Engineering with Environmental Engineering

MSc Accredited

A multi-disciplinary course with a focus on the environmental aspects of civil engineering and environmentally sustainable solutions for the construction industry

Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering

MSc Accredited

A course providing specialist geotechnical knowledge and technical skills for the civil engineering and construction industries

Civil Engineering with Structural Engineering

MSc Accredited

An accredited and combined course providing specialist insight into the current design and construction practices for structural engineering works

Construction Project Management

MSc Accredited

An accredited course for construction professionals to develop their understanding of project management and procurement issues

Final Examination in Professional Practice (Part 3) Architecture

Part 3 Exemption Accredited

A part-time, professional course covering current practice issues and topics, and leading to the final stage of architectural qualification

Historic Building Conservation

MSc Accredited

An accredited course producing conservation specialists for the effective maintenance and management of historic sites

Interior Design

MA

A creative and professional course for those who wish to specialise in twenty-first century interior design

Master of Architecture

MArch Accredited

A RIBA-accredited course with a reputation for producing outstanding, diverse and innovative professionals in architecture

Professional Practice - Architecture

MA

A part-time course covering current practice and project management issues of the architectural profession

Property Development

MSc Accredited

As one of the longest established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)-accredited centres in the UK, this course provides thorough preparation for roles in the property sector

Quantity Surveying

MSc Accredited

As one of the longest established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited centres in the UK, this course has a strong reputation for producing highly skilled quantity surveyors

Sustainable Architecture

MA

A course providing contemporary specialist skills in the field of environmental sustainability for architecture design

Urban Design

MA

A creative and forward-thinking course for those who wish to specialise in the design of a sustainable urban environment

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Postgraduate Research

The University of Portsmouth supports an extensive amount of research investigation in the fields of Architecture, Property and Surveying. Recent research has specialised in practical, career beneficial areas including urban design, regeneration, interior design practise, environmental technology and management, materials, structures and geotechnics, construction management and surveying.

Collaborative research is undertaken across different Schools and Faculties. In addition to this, the University works closely with external academic and commercial groups to investigate innovative research and development connected to the subject areas. The majority of our academics have practised in their specialist areas, and some continue to combine practice with teaching, bringing students the joint benefit of their theoretical knowledge and practical, real life experiences. Thus ensuring that the research compiled and academic support is reflective, and relevant, to the current and future needs of the industry.

We welcome PhD research applications from anyone who has an interest in any of the areas above. Please contact us by email to discuss your research ideas and research proposals.

Graduate School

The University of Portsmouth Graduate School is a dedicated centre for all postgraduate research students and supervisors. It supports, administers and coordinates training for the MPhil, PhD, and Professional Doctorate programmes. We have a dynamic population of over 600 research students, including many international students, who form an essential and valued part of the of the University’s research culture.

The Graduate School is here to guide you through the necessary steps to becoming a postgraduate research student. A good starting point is to look at the different research degree options we offer and then to consider the research degree areas we can supervise.

If you have any questions about studying for a research degree at the University of Portsmouth, please complete our enquiry form and read more about how to apply.

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