Do you stand up for a liveable and sustainable living environment? Do you want to find out new ways of organising cities? Design your own future in our bachelor of Built Environment!
Would you like to design the ideal living and working environment of the future? In the Built Environment study programme you will learn to (re)develop urban and regional areas, create sustainable and innovative traffic and transport systems, and translate plans into spatial designs. You will explore spatial development from an integrated perspective, based on urban planning, urban design, and mobility.
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In our learning community you will learn to come up with sustainable and innovative solutions for spatial and societal challenges in cities and urban regions. You will learn how to design attractive cities, manage urban planning efficiently, influence people towards making clever transport choices, and think and design strategically. To equip you for that, you will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge, and develop your professional skills. After an introductory phase, you will choose to specialise in Mobility, Urban Planning or Urban Design.
Each semester, you will work in teams on a real-life practical assignment from the industry in our LAB. You will do two 20-week placements and will partake in various field trips in the Netherlands and abroad. In our learning community, you will have a lot of opportunities and freedom to choose courses and study activities to create your own professional profile within your field of expertise.
To be admitted to this bachelor's degree programme, you need a havo or vwo diploma with an appropriate profile, or an equivalent of these Dutch diplomas. You can also be admitted with a level-4 mbo diploma.
- Check out the complete admission requirements and the possibilities if you do not meet the requirements
- Additional requirements have been set for the 3-year track.
Do you fulfil the admission requirements? If so, please apply before 1 May, so you will be able to start your studies in September. You can also apply later, but in that case you are not guaranteed a place.
In the academic year 2022-2023 the statutory tuition fee for bachelor's programmes is €2,209. First-year's students pay €1,105. In addition to the tuition fee, you will need to take into account additional costs for participation in the introduction week and the purchase of study materials such as textbooks and excursions. Read more about study costs
You are trained to optimise living environments and to design functions and accessibility of areas or locations on the international market. Career examples are: strategic designer, urban planner and manager of sustainable urban mobility at international companies and organisations. Possible employers are multinationals, government services and consultancy agencies and you will likely be working on urban development challenges in multidisciplinary teams.