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School of Environment and Development
The School of Environment and Development (SED) is an internationally recognized centre of excellence for research and teaching focusing on the problematic relationships between society, economy and the environment.
The School was created in 2004 as part of the new University of Manchester, building on the strengths and the experience in teaching and research of pre-existing units such as the School of Geography (over 100 years of history), the School of Planning (created in 1952), the Institute for Development Policy and Management (founded in 1958), and the Manchester School of Architecture (created in 1996 as a joint venture between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University).
The School is housed in the state-of-the-art Arthur Lewis Building, built in 2007 and located at the heart of the University Campus. The building is equipped with dedicated postgraduate PC clusters, study space, modern research laboratories and a coffee bar, and the John Rylands Library, one of the largest of its kind in the UK, is just a short walk away.
The School of Environment and Development aims to attract the best students to study in Manchester. Our programmes are long established and build on excellence in both teaching and research within the School. Our alumni are highly employable, qualified in their subject areas and proficient in the skills employers are seeking.
The School offers 9 undergraduate programmes (BA and BSc) and 30 postgraduate masters programmes (MA and MSc). SED is also an increasingly popular choice for PhD students, thanks to the School’s four world-class doctoral programmes in Architecture, Geography, Planning and Human and Physical Geography.
RICS accredited courses
MA Environmental Impact Assessment and Management
MA Urban Regeneration and Development
MPlan Master of Planning
The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil engineering
The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering is one of Europe’s leading schools of Engineering. We have over 1,600 students and 160 staff (85 academic) who create a stimulating and challenging learning environment that produces world class professionals and achieves outstanding standards in research. As one of the largest Schools in Europe that incorporates Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, we offer you a challenging and diverse learning environment. A degree from The University of Manchester is an international passport to success, and many of our students achieve excellence on a worldwide stage. Our programmes are aimed at producing top quality graduates. We hope you will rise to that challenge.
We offer undergraduate courses in mechanical, aerospace and civil engineering, while our postgraduate taught MSc courses include modular programmes focused on industry. We also offer state-of-the-art project management education at postgraduate level with students able to choose to follow a generic 1-year Management of Projects programme or to pursue a more specialised programme from Commercial, Construction or Engineering Project Management. Our courses are also designed to offer preparation for research at doctoral level. Our work is applicable to diverse industry sectors and interests. Furthermore, we have a commitment to provide the best experience for our undergraduate an postgraduate students.
Duration: The majority of our programmes are offered on a full time basis only.
Entry requirements: Academic Entry Qualifications: candidates should normally have a minimum of a lower second class UK honours degree or international equivalent first degree in a relevant subject (such as the built environment, engineering, technical or management disciplines).
English Language Qualification: Students whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the university’s language matriculation requirements for PG entry.
Other undergraduate programmes
The School offers a range of MEng and BEng undergraduate degree programmes in Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering disciplines.
Other postgraduate programmes
The School offers a wide range of taught and research programmes. Please visit
http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk for details.
RICS accredited courses
MSc Construction Project Management