Our degree programmes provide students with the skills, knowledge and experience to build careers in the construction, management, consultancy and finance sectors, and beyond.
The skills and knowledge we teach enable graduates to understand the changing landscape of the construction and project management sectors, and respond to evolving challenges in the field. Our graduates go on to become leaders, shaping the future of their industries.
The careers and employability support we provide complements our students’ technical skills and provides a solid foundation for the future following graduation.
School careers programme
We offer a wide range of events, resources and opportunities to help our students develop their employability skills both within the UK and internationally.
- Skills sessions
Bespoke workshops, run in the first term of the academic year by dedicated careers consultants, develop employability skills in writing CVs, interview techniques and mastering assessment centres.
- Careers fair
Our annual careers fair attracts leading UK-based and international companies in the construction, consultancy and finance fields. Students meet the employers to find out more about graduate roles and training opportunities in their chosen sector.
- Employer visits
Drawing on our extensive network of industry contacts and School alumni, we regularly host visits from companies looking to attract our students for their graduate opportunities.
- Networking opportunities
A diverse programme of School events provides an opportunity for students to network and engage with people from. Our keynote lecture series attracts delegates from across industry, government and public sector, other academic institutions and professional bodies to meet our students.
Many of our programmes are accredited by leading professional bodies in the construction and financial sectors. Students are supported in becoming full members of the chartered bodies on graduation and in some cases are exempt from professional examinations through their degree programme.
- Successful completion of our BSc Project Management for Construction programme provides full exemption from the professional examinations of both the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a professional body accrediting professionals within the land, property, construction, and infrastructure sectors worldwide.
- MSc Construction Economics and Finance is accredited by RICS. The programme is recognised by RICS as providing exemption from their professional examinations for the Project Management route of entry.
- MSc Infrastructure Investment and Finance is accredited by RICS and benefits from an academic partnership with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).
- MSc Project and Enterprise Management is accredited by RICS. All students on the programme have free student membership of RICS, which provides benefits including access to research papers, information about funding for research, links to groups around the world, and advice on full membership.
- MSc Digital Engineering Management is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). APM Academic Accreditation recognises the professional quality of courses providing qualifications in project management.
- Student newsletter
We share details of graduate schemes, internships and employer networking opportunities through our regular student newsletter.
Support from UCL Careers
The UCL Careers team of dedicated careers professionals offer a range of resources and events to support your career development, including skills development workshops, sector-specific employer fairs and one-to-one guidance.
Graduate career destinations
Graduates of our programmes build careers in management, consulting and leadership roles in a wide range of sectors and organisations, while some go on to further study at masters or PhD level.
In recent years, our graduates have joined organisations such as:
- Buro Four
- Cushman & Wakefield
- Mott MacDonald
- Turner & Townsend
- The UK National Infrastructure Commission
School academic staff are research-active, with research at the heart of our taught curriculum. Students are encouraged to be proactive in their learning and make valuable contributions to School research.
Through independent research projects, students develop high level critical analysis and research skills, and build networks to establish the foundations for future academic collaborations.
Undergraduate students may consider continuing their studies at the School on one of our postgraduate degrees, and our research degrees recruit the most highly motivated and academically rigorous students to the most advanced level of study available at UCL.