Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Architecture, Construction and Surveying

Take a look at our course talks and learn all about our Architecture, Construction and Surveying courses.

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Architecture and Architectural Technology

Find out more about studying Architecture and Architectural Technology at ARU.

Visit our Architecture course page



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Watch our Surveying courses video


Find out more about studying Surveying courses at ARU.

Visit our Construction Management course page
Visit our Building Surveying course page
Visit our Quantity Surveying course page
Watch our Civil Engineering video

Civil Engineering

Find out more about studying Civil Engineering at ARU.

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Student stories

Find out more about our Architecture, Construction and Surveying students' experiences at ARU.

Megan: Studying architecture and the Architecture Society Sam: Pavilion architecture project

School of Architecture and Planning

Our architecture, architectural technology and town planning students graduate with industry-driven skills that will help shape the built environment of the future.


Find out more about the School of Architecture

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Our BA (Hons) Architecture course has been awarded RIBA Part 1 Full Status, unconditionally. Take the first step towards becoming an architect; this course provides an exemption from the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and RIBA Part I examination. 

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Student life

Find out what it's like to live and study at ARU, and about the support and opportunities we offer.

Life on campus Accommodation
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Chat to our students and staff

Find out more about living and studying at ARU. Our staff and students will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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