Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Sustainable Building Conservation

The course seeks to enable students to develop expertise with regard to energy conservation and the sustainable use of materials in the context of historic buildings.

Entry requirements

Candidates must satisfy the Cardiff University general entrance requirements and in addition, will normally possess an initial degree in the discipline of architecture, planning, environmental management, or related subjects. Non-graduates whose relative lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their relevant work experience may also be admitted. Students whose 1st language is not English are normally expected to take the IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any individual component.

Course modules

Modules include: The conservator's role: tools of interpretation; energy use in historic buildings; case studies and regional work; design tools (methods of repair); dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation of 20000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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Telephone number: 
029 2087 0922