The University of Reading

Construction Management and Engineering

University of Reading
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Rank: 39 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: University of Reading


Study mode mixed mode

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2019/10/01

Duration: 48 months

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Research areas include: business innovation in construction (competitiveness, productivity and performance; through-life management and performance; innovation procurement); sustainable environments (carbon management in the built environment; policy issues relating to energy management and renewable energy; building environmental performance; thermal comfort); innovative technologies (development of technologies for managing and controlling indoor environments; intelligent buildings; air quality; whole-life costing; informatics; smart materials; sensors). Please see our website for further course information:


Entry requirements

An Honours degree plus some related experience or commercial sponsorship is a minimum requirement for entry to study at the School.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.5, all 6)

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About this university

International students

Students from around the world arrive in Reading to study and one of the best places to start is the Student Helpdesk. There are also facilities to help with information about immigration and visas paperwork and support from the International Student Advisor that will be assigned to every student. Before students first arrive, there is an international Pre-arrival E-mentoring scheme to help them prepare for their time at Reading and basic facilities such as a university jargon buster for those to whom English isn't a first language. Cultural awareness programs help international students feel more at home and there is financial and budgeting advice available as well to help learn about the cost of life in the UK. Reading University Students Union (RUSU) is the representative of all students' interests within the university. It also operate a number of Junior Common Rooms, a radio station, newspaper and over 160 different groups and organisations. It operates the Student Union building on the Whiteknights campus, which has seating for 2000 people as well as two bars and a number of shops. Organisations include everything from dancing clubs to musical organisations. There is something for existing interests as well as taking up something new and even Open Mic nights at the bar and Live Band opportunities. There are over 50 different sports clubs as well as fitness facilities and plenty of fun ways to keep fit. Most of these are operated by the Student Union Sports Federation and take part in the inter-university BUCS league.

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