12 months
29400 GBP/year
16500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Learn to understand the complex intersections between learning and the physical environments in which it takes place, so as to improve future educational spaces, so as to improve future educational spaces during the Learning Environments programme offered by University College London (UCL).


The Learning Environments programme offered by University College London is an innovative programme that focuses on the creation, renewal and management of sustainable learning environments for positive educational and social outcomes. Educational places from early years, primary and secondary schools, to college, universities, through to learning on the job and lifelong learning, are the focus.

Learning outcomes

Themes covered include the expanding investment in education worldwide, innovative modes of teaching and learning, the changing impact of digital technologies on learning environments, and the interplay of teachers, pupils/students and physical facilities in improving learning, shaping communities and in advancing the institutional mission.

The programme is based at Here East, an innovative new teaching and research space for the Bartlett Real Estate Institute. Several modules, shared with students specialising in other facilities such as healthcare, enrich the range of learning opportunities. 

You benefit from The Bartlett faculty’s research in evidence-based design and management of learning facilities, access to expert invited speakers from built environment professions - architecture, planning, interior design, project management, facility and estate management, project and real estate management, and education experts. Your study will also include visits to innovative facilities in London and other locations.

Careers and employability

The Learning Environments MSc is mainly aimed at people experienced in some aspect of education who want to know more about learning estates and design for physical learning environments; and at those from a background in the built environment who are may have worked with aspects of real estate, property design and management, and who want to gain more in depth knowledge of educational environments.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Development and Capital Projects
  • Building Solutions and Systems
  • Finance for Real Estate
  • Value and Intellectual Capital of Real Estate
  • Effective Learning Environments
  • Towards Sustainable Learning Environments
  • Learning Environments in the Digital World
  • Learning Places in the Local Context

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Candidates who hold a professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations and approved by UCL together with at least three years of appropriate professional experience may also be admitted. 
  • As the programme is designed to enhance the knowledge base of practitioners in educational policy, and the design, construction and operation of learning facilities, it is useful for candidates to have some knowledge, demonstrable competence, and a skill set related to these aspects of professional practice, in addition to the academic qualification requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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