Architectural Technology and Building Performance, M.Sc. | Edinburgh Napier University | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 months
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15945 GBP/year
6720 GBP/year
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About

This Architectural Technology and Building Performance course from Edinburgh Napier University was developed around the core strengths of the Institute for Sustainable Construction and to meet the demands of the industry.

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Overview

Build on your existing qualifications or experience in this area to develop a good knowledge of architectural technology, building performance and the legislative framework that governs the industry.

The Architectural Technology and Building Performance course from Edinburgh Napier University  offers a well-balanced blend of theory and practice informed by our links with industry that prepares you for the workplace. 

Through the taught modules you will gain a broad understanding of the architectural technology and learn how to apply this knowledge through the Masters Design Project to create and evaluate design solutions.

Course details

This course is built around the knowledge and current applied research of four of the University’s key research centres that sit within the Institute for Sustainable Construction:

  • Building Performance Centre
  • Scottish Energy Centre
  • Centre for Off-site Construction and Innovative Structures
  • Centre for Timber Engineering

You will gain the knowledge and experience required in the 6 taught modules that can then be applied to complete a major design project that should enhance your career prospects.

Careers

  • Architectural Practice
  • Design Construct Companies
  • Product Manufacturers
  • House Builders
  • Housing Associations

Accreditation

The Masters Programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and will count towards Membership of CIAT

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Building Retrofit
  • Building Acoustic Performance
  • Sustainable Building Design
  • Architectural Design & Technology
  • Building Energy Performance
  • Health and Safety

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply all year round

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in Architecture or Architectural Technology (RIBA Part 1 accredited) in order to be considered for the programme.
  • As the degree is very specific, the Admissions team will request a copy of your degree transcript to check for evidence of the following modules to enable us to consider your application: 
  • Architectural Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Architectural Design Ability
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Building Services
  • We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. There may also be a portfolio requirement if you apply with less than an Honours degree, this would be confirmed on submission of the application to the Admissions Team.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15945 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15945 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6720 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £6,720
  • Overseas and EU £15,945

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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