|Location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
or experience in architecture, building science, engineering, construction, planning, building management or related built environment disciplines
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
You may also wish to supply a curriculum vitae (CV) or resume. This is particularly useful if you have professional experience that is relevant to the area you wish to study.
You will be required to submit your portfolio.
The course provides the opportunity to develop a portfolio of advanced skills and knowledge across several architectural disciplines, with a focus on sustainable architectural design.
You’ll study the key principles of sustainable architecture and work on real projects – refurbs and new builds – with real clients. Our teaching staff are leading researchers in lighting, acoustics, modelling, building performance and materials with low embodied carbon.
The course equips students with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable architecture and the techniques involved. We will also show you how to plan, conduct and record your own research.
Building Environmental Simulation and Analysis
Sustainable Design Project 1
Sustainable Design Project 2
Principles of Building Physics for Sustainable Design
Sustainable Design Thesis Project
Materials for Low Impact Buildings – Theory
Materials for Low Impact Buildings – Practical
Practical computer work
Our graduates are sustainabilty specialists. Many of them work in architecture and design practices, for government departments or international charities. Others go on to doctoral research with the potential to influence the global agenda on sustainabity. With this post-qualification degree, you could move on to a senior position or further academic research and teaching.