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Suitable for: graduates or experienced practitioners in disciplines related to the built environment, such as architecture, building services engineering, building technology or environmental studies who would like to strengthen their expertise in environmental design. There is a version of this course for distance learning over the internet, which will be of particular interest to professionals who do not want to interrupt their careers to undertake further study. Offers knowledge and expertise: for specialising in the design of comfortable and healthy environments in and around buildings, regardless of climate, and with due regard to sustainable issues this is an area of expertise often tending to fall between the normal professional interests of architects and engineers. Course Description: This course is one of the MSc Degree Suite described above. The modules approach the subject from a variety of angles that are intended to cut across the integrating threads of heating, lighting, acoustics and sustainability, including: ? The given conditions facing environmental designers, including future conditions implied by climate change. ? The environmental standards to be achieved, and their prediction, measurement, and legislation. ? Ways of achieving high standards of environmental performance that make appropriate use of the building fabric and of mechanical services. ? Broader issues that environmental designers should be aware of in order to practice in a sustainable way. The international spread of the students taking this course every year ensures that its syllabus and its project work address good practice in climates around the world. Special Features of this Course: ? Based on the research strengths of the School. ? Designed to meet the needs of students from overseas, as well as those from the UK. ? Available for full-time and part-time study. ? Also available for study by distance learning ? Provides a practical grounding in the subject for professionals. ? Of growing relevance to careers in the built environment.

Suitable for: graduates or experienced practitioners in disciplines related to the built environment, such as architecture, building services engineering, building technology or environmental studies who would like to strengthen their expertise in environmental design. There is a version of this course for distance learning over the internet, which will be of particular interest to professionals...

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