12 months
18950 GBP/year
9150 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Climate Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in Architecture (CRESTA) programme from University of Liverpool has been specifically designed to provide expertise for graduates and professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge of the increasingly key area of sustainable built environments in a changing climate.

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The Climate Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in Architecture (CRESTA) programme from University of Liverpool will help develop both practical skills in environmental assessment and a deeper understanding of climate-sensitive design, designing for climate change, sustainable architecture and computer modelling of sustainable environments.

You will develop skills in the use of computer environmental modelling software and the application of that software to sustainable environmental design via coursework assignments. You will also acquire specific analytical skills in the application of both quantitative and qualitative research methods and generic research skills such as reflective learning, literature reviewing and dissertation writing.

Career prospects

Students who successfully complete the MSc CRESTA programme can potentially go on to interesting and rewarding careers in architecture, sustainability and climate change project management and consultancy services, higher education, PhD research and many other specialisms to be found in architecture and the construction industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Climatic Design for Sustainable Architecture 
  • Designing for A Changing Climate 
  • Environmental Assessment Techniques 
  • Thesis : Dissertation 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Sustainable Environmental Design
  • Architectural Theories From 1900 to the Present
  • Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

To be offered a place on the programme, you will normally need to have a 2:1 Bachelors degree (with Honours) or better in an appropriate field of study such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, Engineering, Physical Sciences. Please contact us if you wish to check whether your degree subject is suitable, but a wide spectrum of subjects are acceptable. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will be considered on their individual merits and should discuss their particular circumstances with the Programme Director.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18950 GBP/year
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  • National

    9150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9150 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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