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The BEng Architectural Engineering programme is designed to produce professional and compound talents with strong problem-solving skills and a comprehensive understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of building.

The principles and precision of civil, engineering and the creativity of architecture are combined to give you a well-rounded education with excellent career prospects.

The programme prepares you for working with sound professional judgement in multidisciplinary teams through the study of a range of modules in both the Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Architecture.

Upon graduation you will have fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) in the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) in the United Kingdom, and partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).


  • Graduate from a programme accredited by Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) in the United Kingdom, enabling you to become a world-recognised chartered engineer
  • Gain hands-on experience through site visits, field work, workshops led by industry professionals, lab experiments, and the use of computer analysis software and the latest technologies
  • Explore the form and appearance of buildings, their environmental, social, and economic impact, as well as their design and construction within business and commercial context
  • Learn from international academic staff who will provide you with an outstanding learning experience and opportunities to work on current research projects and papers
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.


BEng (Hons) Accredited CEng (Partial)

This degree is accredited as:

1. fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
2. partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng.

See for further information and details of Further Learning programmes for CEng.

  • START DATE September 2024
  • ATTENDANCEFull time
  • DURATIONThree or four years
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  • 2+2 StudyAvailable
  • LOCATIONSuzhou
  • AccreditationJoint Board of Moderators (JBM)
  • SCHOOLDesign School
Qualification XJTLU BEng Civil Engineering (Architectural Engineering specialization) University of Liverpool BEng Architectural Engineering More about qualifications

Knowledge and skills

Upon graduation from the BEng Architectural Engineering, you will have:

  • a sound knowledge of architectural studies, building services engineering, construction project management and cost estimation, building information modelling, façade engineering, and the core areas of civil engineering including structures, hydraulics, geotechnics and materials
  • problem-solving skills with the ability to apply a range of qualitative and quantitative techniques in resolving architectural engineering problems
  • practical knowledge of the key aspects of civil engineering and architectural design practices
  • completed a building design and construction project that combines professional elements of both civil engineering and architecture
  • a good understanding of the principles of project management, including allocating project resources effectively and how to apply modern construction practices to real-world situations.
This programme provides comprehensive knowledge related to building structural and architectural design, building information modeling, façade engineering, civil engineering, and construction management. It grants students more career opportunities while preparing them become lifelong learners and globally competitive citizens.
Fangyu Guo
Programme director
This program gives us an opportunity to venture into both architecture and civil engineering fields. The extensive knowledge and skills set that we gain make us more competent in our career path.
Ying Lo
Student, BEng Architectural Engineering


Graduates from this programme are well prepared for their future career in the areas of building survey and design, structural engineering, BIM, building facade design, project management, real estate development, construction and consulting, etc.

The programme also provides a sound basis for further study or a research career in architecture, civil and structural engineering, construction management and engineering or related fields. Most of our graduates go on to study at the world’s top universities in countries such as the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Netherlands.

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