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Architecture and the Built Environment courses at DMU

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"I’ve learnt all about sustainable building design, so I can really make a difference for the future of our planet. I’ve even worked on live design projects here in Leicester, too."

–Seim, Architecture student

The Leicester School of Architecture (LSA) has a 125-year history of nurturing the next generation of architects with a future-facing curriculum that focuses on the ‘craft of making’.

Architecture is not simply about a building – it’s a vehicle for changing the way we live. With us you will imagine buildings of the future that offer innovative solutions to the global climate crisis. Within an atmosphere of experimentation and open-ended enquiry, you will collaborate across disciplines and challenge convention. We will empower you to become the future change-maker the industry needs.

Employability is embedded in the curriculum and you can benefit from our excellent relationships with the industry. The award-winning Vijay Patel Building brings all our courses together to provide the space and facilities for you to flourish.

One building...a world of possibilities

Take a look at this stunning showcase of our Vijay Patel Building, home to DMU’s art and design courses.

How does the student-centered block model work?

Find out how block learning will be delivered and how it will help you take the right steps to graduate success and build the future you deserve.