Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Carbon and Energy Management

This programme is designed to equip students with the skills and techniques needed to reduce built environment carbon emissions, to improve sustainability and to adapt to a changing climate. The overall aim of the programme is to develop graduates who understand how decisions regarding building design, construction and operations affect carbon dioxide emissions for new and existing buildings.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2.2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For PG conversion programmes, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules: Climate change, sustainability and adaptation; low carbon building design; human factors of the built environment; spatial planning; energy systems and buildings; environmental and energy economics; corporate social responsibility; built environment professional practice.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650