REVEAL: Architecture

Architecture courses form part of the Architecture and Built Environment Department in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, which is a QS World top 200 ranked department (2017).  The University has invested in new state-of-the-art architecture studios, designed by Page/Park Architects, who have won over 150 national and international design awards. The extension of Northumbria’s historic 19th century Sutherland Building provides world-class facilities for staff and students. The new studios will be opening their doors to the public for the first time for REVEAL: Architecture 2019.

Interesting facts about Architecture at Northumbria:

  • Ranked 3rd for Architecture among the Modern Universities in the Complete University Guide 2018.
  • Extensive professional body accreditations including the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Architects Registration Board (ARB).
  • Architecture is ranked top in the North East for sustained employment, both one and three years after graduation. Northumbria is also the highest ranking university in the North East for both male and female earnings in Architecture, Building & Planning one year, three years and five years after graduation.
  • Developed successful and long-standing relationships with international partner educational institutions, ensuring we attract undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world including Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Sri Lanka. 
  • A growing reputation for ‘Live Projects’ (student/industry collaborations) within Architecture, including the recent Land of Oak and Iron Centre in Gateshead and the Angel of the North Visitors Centre, which is soon to be built.
  • Our academics are key founders of the Times Higher Education (2017) “most innovative Business-University collaboration” award-winning BIM Academy Enterprises (Ltd), a unique joint venture with Ryder Architecture Ltd for construction digital services with commissions in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Far East and Australasia. Its high-profile projects include the Sydney Opera House and the M+ Museum in Kowloon, Hong Kong.