Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Zero Carbon Architecture and Retrofit Design

The course responds to the challenges presented in regards to climate change and zero carbon architecture. The course is an extension to a career of an architect, while engaging with other related disciplines. It provides in-depth, research focused learning with professional skills. Students will examine case studies and be supported in the development of their own designs.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree or higher in architecture. Suitability of applicants from other related subject areas will be determined on an individual basis. In certain circumstances some candidates may only qualify for the PGCert components of the programme. All applications will be subject to a portfolio review.

Course modules

Zero carbon introduction; building simulation; case studies; sustainable economics; zero carbon design; zero carbon retrofit; co-lab; dissertation; zero carbon speculation.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed individually on the basis of coursework submissions. Project and dissertation themes are negotiated with tutors.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkside Building Campus Birmingham B4 7BD West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Birmingham City University Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595