BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment

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A more sustainable future starts with you...

NMITE's BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment programme is the first full degree from NMITE’s state-of -the-art Centre for Advanced Timber Technology (CATT). Housed in a purpose-built campus in the heart of Hereford's Enterprise zone, this future-driven campus showcases the most advanced and sustainable design and construction methods available.

The programme has been designed to help educate a new generation of construction professionals and enable them to create a more sustainable future. The course has been designed using NMITE's distinctive approach to education; rich challenge-led learning, and extensive industry and community engagement. NMITE is committed to sustainable development; we know it's a topic of global importance, and one of interest to current and future generations - we know it's of importance to you. 

Discover our range of BSc (Hons) courses and register your interest now for September 2023. 

  • BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment - enabling you to lead a more sustainable future as a construction professional 
  • Real-world learning – hands-on experience from day one with real employers, solving real problems.
  • No traditional exams – instead, you’ll have your own personal learning portfolio that will live on with you after graduation.
  • Learn 9-5, Monday-Friday - modelling the real workplace. Your own time is just that, undisturbed for you to enjoy.
  • Applications welcomed from a variety of backgrounds - no need for Maths or Physics at A level, we’ll teach you what you need to know! 
NMITE Centre for Advanced Timber Technology

BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment (3 years)*

Embodying NMITE’s commitment to sustainable development, our BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment degree will enable you to directly enter the work place or pursue further postgraduate qualifications, including various MSc pathways.

  • Sustainability is woven throughout the course as a central standpoint, included from Year 1 and in every year of study. In particular, the  focus on biogenic materials in the built environment will be unparalleled.
  • Challenge led learning - hands on with real world problems 
  • Practically learn to navigate and add value to contemporary building practice
  • Gain extensive knowledge through consistent industrial and community engagement 
  • Receive support, whenever needed - 1:1 support through your allocated Personal Tutor, 24/7 access to the Academic Skills and Knowhow Centre, and Student Services. 


Fees: £9,000 PA
International Fees: £18,000 PA

Entry Criteria: 

GCSE Maths and English should be Grade 5 or above.
112-128 UCAS points or equivalent.
Students whose first language is not English evidence IELTS grade 7, with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or an alternative acceptable qualification.
RPEL admission for applicants with prior experiential learning who demonstrate a strong probability of likely success.

*Subject to validation and NDAPs (New Degree Awarding Powers)

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Start your studies with our Foundation Year*

Our Foundation year, taken over the course of one full academic year, will see you develop the key transferable skills and subject-specific knowledge needed to continue into NMITE's BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment, without the need to reapply.

Unsure if you meet the requirements for entry via Foundation Year? The best thing to do, is to get in touch. 

  • BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment with Foundation Year (4 years study)


Fees: £9,000 PA
International Fees: £18,000 PA

Entry Criteria:

A minimum of GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4, and EITHER: 2 successfully completed A-Levels (or equivalent, in any subject and at any pass grade); OR demonstrable interest and flair for engineering.
Minimum age 18 at time of course commencement.
Students whose first language is not English evidence IELTS grade 6.5, with a minimum of 6 in each component, or an alternative acceptable qualification.

*Subject to validation and NDAPs (New Degree Awarding Powers)

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