Environmental Design of Buildings (2yr DL), M.Sc. | Part time online | Cardiff University | United Kingdom
24 months
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14100 GBP/year
5725 GBP/year
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About

Gain knowledge and expertise to specialise in the design of comfortable and healthy environments in and around buildings, regardless of climate, and with due regard to sustainable issues through the Environmental Design of Buildings (2yr DL) programme from Cardiff University.

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Overview

Many methods of construction are highly resource intensive. They require energy, electricity and water, and generate landfill waste and CO2 emissions. With governments and the public becoming increasingly aware of dwindling global resources and becoming conscious of the importance of sustainability issues, there is a growing demand for professionals working in the built environment to be well-versed in environmental design.

What you'll study

The Environmental Design of Buildings (2yr DL) programme from  Cardiff University is full time, part-time and distance learning options (which are suitable for professionals working in the field) of this course are offered.

Career prospects

Students on this course frequently go back into their original profession with the advantage of having a new specialism in environmental and sustainable design. Following their completion of the course, some of our students with sufficient prior career experience have gained leading roles in their respective professions.

The programme has helped a large number of professionals to pursue a career in a broad range of sectors such as (but not limited to):

  • Practice of architecture or engineering, with specialism in environmental design
  • Consultancy (building environmental analysis and building performance evaluation)
  • Academia (teaching and/or research)
  • Policy (in the UK and abroad)

Accreditation

  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth and Society
  • Passive Design
  • Low Carbon Buildings
  • Climate Comfort and Energy
  • Investigation of the Built Environment
  • Environmental Design Application

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We allocate places on a first-come, first-served basis, so we recommend you apply as early as possible.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

With your online application you will need to provide:

  • A copy of your degree certificate and transcripts which show you have achieved a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject area such as architecture, building services engineering, building technology, or environmental studies, or an equivalent international degree. If your degree certificate or result is pending, please upload any interim transcripts or provisional certificates.
  • A copy of your IELTS certificate with an overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all subskills, or evidence of an accepted equivalent. Please include the date of your expected test if this qualification is pending. If you have alternative acceptable evidence, such as an undergraduate degree studied in the UK, please supply this in place of an IELTS.
  • A personal statement which includes your reasons for studying this programme and any experience.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      14100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14100 GBP per year during 24 months.
    • National

      5725 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5725 GBP per year during 24 months.

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