Research at the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

With a strong profile and international reputation, our research seeks innovative solutions to real-life problems, of direct relevance to the needs of society, industry and commerce across the globe.

Why consider a research degree with us?

  • Benefit from our industry-standard facilities. You'll have hands-on access to our workshops and laboratories, supported by our team of expert technicians.
  • You'll have a team of academic support staff to help focus your research and prepare you for key milestones throughout your studies. You'll have regular allocated time with your supervisor, benefiting from their academic expertise, active research, links to industry and experience of working in practice.
  • You'll be studying at a university with an outstanding reputation for producing world-leading research. In 2015, NTU was awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize. In the most recent Research Excellent Framework 2014, 90% of our research was judged to be 'world-leading', 'internationally excellent', or 'internationally-recognised.'
  • Gain inspiration and meet other researchers by attending our series of inaugural lectures, running throughout the academic year.
  • Apply for our comprehensive offering of studentships and research bursaries, to support you financially while you study.

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