Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants are also expected to have a strong portfolio of design and/or fabrication work. Applicants with extensive experience in the field may also be considered.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme bridges the complex network that is the construction industry, and trains a new breed of experts to exploit opportunities afforded by new and emerging manufacturing technologies. Graduates can expect to lead the paradigm shift that is taking place in building design and procurement.

The programme will be primarily located at the new UCL Here East facility in London's Olympic Park, with a design studio focus and outstanding CNC fabrication and robotics facilities. It will also benefit from a base on the UCL main campus in Bloomsbury and benefit from The Bartlett's unparalleled industry network and London location.

Graduates will be well placed to take leading roles in industry or academia, exploiting emerging technologies and approaches to change the nature of design and construction.

The programme has been developed in liaison with industry partners including Arup, Foster and Partners, Laing O'Rouke and Price and Myers, who all have a longstanding relationship with The Bartlett.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification and course duration


60 months
part time
30 months
full time
15 months


The programme is delivered through design and fabrication tutorials, skills workshops, seminars, lectures, site visits, group working and (optional) field trip. Assessment is via design and skills portfolios, written coursework submissions and verbal presentations.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214