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Low Carbon Building Design Modelling MSc

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 (or above)
  • Year of entry: 2017
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Part-time: 2-5 years
  • School: Civil and Building Engineering

Programme information

This programme is aimed at anyone interested in learning more about the design and operation of low energy buildings.

There is the added attraction of three modules dedicated to computer modelling of building performance – an essential skill for anyone wishing to work in today’s rapidly changing world of building engineering consultancy. The programme is accredited for further learning for CEng and professional membership by CIBSE and the Energy Institute and benefits from its links with the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in engineering, science, mathematics, or a discipline related to building services engineering. Graduates in architecture with good mathematical skills are also encouraged to apply. Other qualifications supplemented with relevant industrial experience will also be considered.

Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.

Assessment

You will be assessed by a combination of examination, coursework and class presentations as well as a dissertation on an agreed topic. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.

Future Career Prospects

Previous students have gone on to work for leading consulting engineering companies such as Arup, Pick Everard, Hoare Lea, Hulley and Kirkwood, and SE Controls.

The information published here reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 £9,000 £20,500

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.

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"Loughborough University has helped me to discover the hidden potentials in me, and also exposed me to endless career opportunities via the training from the Graduate School and the Careers Network."

PhD student

Ibrahim

"A highlight of my research so far has been data collection through interview. It afforded me the opportunities of meeting different professionals in my study area and visiting different towns and cities in the UK to conduct face-to-face interview."

PhD student

Nafsika

"One of the highlights of my experience so far is the truly collaborative environment that runs throughout the School of Civil Engineering, including academics, lab technicians, research students etc."

PhD student

Christos

"One of the things I like the most in my experience so far is that I get the opportunity to work in project about a “hot-topic”, such as driverless cars. "

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