Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments (MSc)

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
24 - 63 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 8410 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 18760 per year

All study options

About Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments at University of Reading

Build on your knowledge of interdisciplinary design and develop the leadership skills to help you rise to the top.

Our MSc in Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments is ideal for urban planners, architects, building services engineers, facilities managers and performance assessors looking to progress their careers.

This master’s course is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, the Energy Institute, and the Engineering Council.

It provides an introduction to the fundamental subjects related to environmental design, operation and management, and an understanding of the latest theories and research. You will broaden your knowledge in environmental engineering, building design, energy efficiency and management, along with the application of digital technology and indoor environmental quality and wellbeing.

Our flexible, modular course is delivered through intensive residential weeks at our award-winning campus, supported through a professional online learning environment. Study over two years alongside your work commitments, or fast-track your studies with a one-year programme.

You will learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, guided reading, online resources and written assignments. Class sizes range from eight to 40 people and combine flexible and full-time students. All classes are taught in one-week intensive teaching blocks with assignment work between teaching weeks.

This course fosters leadership in environmental design and energy management. Its distinctive focus is on a truly interdisciplinary approach to the design and operation of sustainable buildings and cities.

During your studies you will benefit from our strong links with industry, with visits to sites and from industry speakers. Following your studies, you will move straight into industry for a two-year training period in order to achieve your professional qualifications.

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 awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study24 - 63 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 8410 per yearInternational course feesGBP 18760 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in the 2018/19 academic year. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

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