Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Architectural Science

The following areas are available for research: sustainable housing design, human interaction with the built environment, urban planning for sustainability, adaptation to climate change, health and comfort in buildings and settlements, responsive facades, naturally ventilated buildings, efficient building services, alternative and renewable energy supplies, low energy and passive heating and cooling, waste minimisation in construction, development of modelling and simulation methods in architectural science, development of design tools and guidance, energy and environmental assessment, building construction processes, research in the design process, integrating combined heat and power use with buildings, energy performance studies of buildings in use, socio-technical transitions to sustainability, and low-carbon innovation.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in architecture, planning, engineering, social science, computer science, or environmental science.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 70084