School of Natural and Built Environment

“Welcome to the newest school in Queen’s – bringing together our well-established disciplines of Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering, Geography, Planning, Archaeology & Palaeoecology – to study and research the challenges and opportunities in the natural and built environment.  You will find in these pages an intense, enthusiastic and positive school, one that is built on rigorous inter-disciplinary teams, acute analysis, in-depth reasoning and creative thinking”.

Professor Greg Keeffe, Head of School

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses for a changing world

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Research at the School

benefit from our international reputation in research

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Global Rankings

Archaeology* ranked in the World Top 100

 * (QS World University Rankings 2018)


Our global reach

We aim to provide our international students with more than just a qualification; we know our students on a one-to-one basis and are open to helping our students through the course of their studies.

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Athena SWAN

Promoting equality in the sciences

The School has been awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of its work to support women in science.

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Research at the School

Our pioneering work and facilities for researchers

Opportunities and case studies

Architecture Rated First for Added Value In The 2018 Guardian League Table For Architecture


The School Of Natural and Built Environment

Archaeology, Geography and Palaeoecology
Elmwood Avenue
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 3350

Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering and Planning
David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 4006

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