De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Architecture and Sustainability

This course explores a wide range of approaches related to sustainable architectural design, with a particular emphasis on building physics and design strategies that promote and encourage holistic sustainability. The course appreciates the interface between the environmental, economical and social-cultural dimensions of sustainability in terms of building design and carbon neutrality.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above UK bachelor's honours degree in a relevant subject (architecture, architectural engineering, architectural technology, civil engineering, building engineering/sciences, environmental sciences/studies, construction management, etc.). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methodology; principles and methods; design research lab 1; building performance modelling; design research lab 2; thesis project.

Assessment methods

Assessment and feedback is ongoing and usually carried out during workshops and reviews. Assessment of the main projects takes place at the end of the term or the academic year and looks at your ability to analyse and implement your knowledge of sustainability in the projects and will be measured against the learning outcomes of each module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,375 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

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