M.Sc. On Campus

Low Energy Building Services Engineering

12 months
26500 GBP/year
11900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Low Energy Building Services Engineering MSc programme at Loughborough University will give you a holistic understanding of the principles of low energy building and building services design to enable you to contribute to the global transition to a more sustainable built environment.


The School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering has an international reputation, close links with industry and UK professional organisations, and has delivered programmes in building services engineering for over 40 years.The School's international reputation and close links with industry allow us to help you secure a placement that suits your needs and career prospects. Several of our industrial partners, such as Mitsubishi, Cundall, Hilson Moran and Vexo International, also offer work placements for students to undertake their research dissertations.


The Low Energy Building Services Engineering MSc programme at Loughborough University is designed to develop specialist expertise in building services engineering and building performance with a focus on energy and related areas.

Various firms in the industry, such as Pick Everard, Hilson Moran, Cundall, TREND Control Systems and IES visit us to deliver guest lectures, providing ideal opportunities for you to discuss employment prospects.

Previous students have gone on to work for leading consulting engineering companies such as:

  • Arup
  • Pick Everard
  • Hoare Lea
  • Cundall
  • Foster & Partners
  • Atkins


The programme is accredited by both the UK Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute (EI), for professional registration as a UK Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Wellbeing and Indoor Environment
  • Building Thermal Loads and Systems
  • Thermal Modelling and 3D Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Research Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a subject related to the built environment. Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications, and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11900 GBP per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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