Architectural Science (MPhil, PhD)

Cardiff University the United Kingdom

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The award
MPhil, PhD

How long you will study
1 - 7 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
January, April, July, October

International course fees
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All study options

About Architectural Science at Cardiff University

For over 25 years, the Architectural Science Group (ASG) has undertaken interdisciplinary research on sustainability and the sustainable management of the built environment, from individual components, through whole buildings, to community urban and city scales.

The Architectural Science Group addresses the development, evaluation and application of principles for sustainable, low-energy, low-Carbon design and management of the built environment, on scales from the individual component, through whole buildings, to communities.

The following areas are of particular strength:

  • Sustainable housing design
  • Human interaction with the built environment
  • Urban planning for sustainability
  • Adaptation to climate change
  • Health and comfort in buildings and settlements
  • Responsive facades
  • Naturally ventilated buildings
  • Efficient building services
  • Alternative and renewable energy supplies
  • Low energy and passive heating and cooling
  • Waste minimisation in construction
  • Development of modelling and simulation methods in architectural science
  • Development of design tools and guidance
  • Energy and environmental assessment
  • Building construction processes
  • Research in the design process
  • Integrating combined heat and power use with buildings
  • Energy performance studies of buildings in use
  • Socio-technical transitions to sustainability
  • Low-carbon innovation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMPhil, PhDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 7 year
    Course startsJanuary, April, July, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

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