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MSc Diploma in Architectural Engineering: Environmental Design

University of Bath

Masters Degree , Architectural Engineering

Course Description

This programme is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge base to create buildings that have a low carbon footprint and reduced environmental impact, yet provide the comfort expected in modern buildings. It leads students to re-appraise the design process and develop sustainability strategies for building projects. Graduates will be qualified to pursue careers as specialists in architectural and engineering practices. The programme will be delivered in a modular format, comprising 10 taught units (seven mandatory - three optional) and a dissertation. Students are required to acquire credits for units that may be studied over a period of up to four years. The University of Bath is an ideal institution for a specialist course in environmental design, as it is the home of centres founded to embrace research into the effects on the built infrastructure of climate change and the need for sustainable development, each with particular focus on materials and products (BRE CICM) and sustainable building design (EDE). The MScPG Dip programme has received ?98,000 funding for its development from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The course is open to engineers, architects and suitably qualified candidates from other related disciplines. At the discretion of the Board of Studies students may be admitted solely on the basis of extensive professional experience in a relevant field. Qualifications and durations: Full-time MSc: 12 months Full-time Diploma: 9 months Part-time MSc: 24 months (taking 4 years maximum) Part-time Diploma: 18 months (taking 4 years maximum)

This programme is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge base to create buildings that have a low carbon footprint and reduced environmental impact, yet provide the comfort expected in modern buildings. It leads students to re-appraise the design process and develop sustainability strategies for building projects. Graduates will be qualified to pursue careers as specialists in...

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