It deals with services engineering issues, building the skills required to cope with modern construction challenges. As a conversion course, it gives a solid foundation for converting into, or accelerating, a career as a Building Services Engineer, or Technical Sustainability Consultant.
This flexible Building Services Engineering programme at Heriot-Watt University is aimed at graduates or experienced construction professionals with a wide range of backgrounds in addition to Engineering, such as Project Management, Architecture, the Sciences or Mathematics. Courses are taught by experts in their fields ensuring that content reflects cutting-edge knowledge in the industry. Our active Industry Advisory Panel (including the last two CIBSE Chairs) also includes senior construction professionals from local and global consultants and contractors who help us keep the programme at the cutting edge, and relevant for challenges that lie ahead.
There is an increasing need for construction professionals who understand the need to mitigate against future carbon emissions, and to adapt to future climate threats and predictions: Building Services Engineers are the main provider of these initiatives in the team.
They are the professionals who understand design lifecycles and who can make appropriate material and design decisions which meet the needs of building users now, but also preserve resources for future generations, are sought in every industry sector. The ability to save money, improve sustainability and lower organisational impact is critical.
Our MSc Building Services Engineering has been accredited by Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute (EI)
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- Design of Low Carbon Buildings
- Foundations of Energy
- Climate Change, Sustainability, and Adaptation
- Ventilation and Air Conditioning
- Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings
- Building Electrical and Lighting Services
- 30 months
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DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction View 45 other Masters in Civil Engineering & Construction in United Kingdom
- Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area.
- Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.
International1400 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1400 GBP per module and a duration of 30 months.
EU/EEA1400 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1400 GBP per module and a duration of 30 months.
Students pay £1400 per course and £1800 for the Dissertation.
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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