MSc Sustainable Architecture Studies
School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are one of the UK’s top architecture schools. You’ll enjoy the freedom to express yourself and develop the skills you need for your career.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
We believe architects have a responsibility to look after our planet for the benefit of future generations. If you share that belief, this course will put you on the path to a rewarding career.
The course provides the opportunity to develop a portfolio of advanced skills and knowledge across several architectural disciplines, with a focus on sustainable architectural design.
You'll study the key principles of sustainable architecture and work on real projects - refurbs and new builds - with real clients. Our teaching staff are leading researchers in lighting, acoustics, modelling, building performance and materials with low embodied carbon.
The course equips students with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable architecture and the techniques involved. We will also show you how to plan, conduct and record your own research.
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
Develop a portfolio of advanced skills and knowledge across several architectural disciplines, with a focus on sustainable architectural design.
Examples of optional modules
You can choose to specialise in low impact materials or in advanced computing.
Teaching and assessment
Your work in the design studio is supported through lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical computer work. Assessment is by course-based assignments, examinations and a dissertation.
You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification related to architecture, building science, engineering, construction, planning, building management or related built environment disciplines.
You will also need to submit your design portfolio or a related piece of writing.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.