Low Energy Building Services Engineering 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
With global energy consumption being strongly influenced by the design and operation of buildings this programme is designed to combine building services engineering knowledge with specific energy considerations in their design.
Areas studied include low energy building design, designing for suitable indoor air quality and thermal comfort, state-of-the-art control systems, and the design of building heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.
You’ll have access to our vast range of experimental facilities including: a fully controllable environmental chamber; sophisticated thermal and breathing manikins; an indoor solar simulator; a ‘darkroom’ facility to carry out optical and high dynamic range measurements; and full-scale houses for pressure testing and studying innovative heating and control strategies.
An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in engineering, science, mathematics, or a discipline related to building services engineering.
Other qualifications supplemented with relevant industrial experience will also be considered.
Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.
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.
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.
Previous students have gone on to work for leading consulting engineering companies such as Arup, Pick Everard, Hoare Lea, Cundall, Foster & Partners, and Atkins. Some of these companies offer work placements for students to undertake their research dissertations. Many visit the university to deliver lectures to our MSc students providing ideal opportunities for students to discuss employment prospects.