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NMITE Launches BSc Sustainable Built Environment Degree

NMITE Launches BSc Sustainable Built Environment Degree
07 November 2022

Hereford’s New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering has launched a first-of-its-kind degree focused on the sustainable built environment.

Coinciding with Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which highlights engineering careers as accessible and exciting to young people, the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) wants to foster a new generation of construction professionals.


NMITE’s CATT Building


Available from September 2023, the Bachelor of Science Sustainable Built Environment degree will be the first full degree offering from NMITE’s Centre for Advanced Timber Technology’s (CATT) building. This is a “living lab” made of timber and steel which aims to demonstrate as many different ways of using timber as possible.

On completion, graduates will be able to directly enter the workplace or pursue further postgraduate qualifications, including various MSc pathways.

NMITE’s Chief Academic Officer, Professor Beverley Gibbs, “This is a brilliant example of how we can broaden our portfolio and deliver a course that will appeal to a variety of students.  First and foremost, it will suit anyone wanting to pursue a credible job in sustainability.

“In true NMITE fashion, it pursues an integrated and interdisciplinary approach and so will be right for those interested in sustainability or management, as well as those focused on building and construction, the built environment and climate goals, health and safety, law, technology and engineering”. 

Picture: a render showing the exterior of NMITE’s CATT Building. Image Credit: Speller Metcalfe

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 07 November 2022


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