Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Building Services Engineering

The programme is primarily designed to provide a study route for engineering graduates to enable them to progress towards full Chartered (CEng) status. The building services engineering profession is a vibrant and important component of both the construction and engineering sectors of industry.

Entry requirements

The programme is designed to accept Honours degree graduates (2.2 and above) or equivalent in any discipline associated with building services engineering, mechanical engineering or energy-related studies; applicants with appropriate professional experience may be considered on individual merit. International students whose first language is not English shall be required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Core modules include: Research methods; building simulation; smoke control systems design. Elective modules may include: Resources and sustainability; sustainable design and construction; management of health and safety in construction; construction organisations and project practices; construction contracts and dispute; climate change and carbon management; renewable energy technologies; water quality and waste water treatment; construction financial management; managing the construction process and project management.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examination, course work, and oral presentation; normally there is more than one assessment component in each module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 750 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,075 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8640