Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Built Environment (Energy Demand Studies)

This programme is aimed at students training for a research career in energy and related areas, in either academia or industry. It focuses on energy demand reduction in the built environment, examining technical solutions within the wider social and economic context.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours in relevant science, engineering, or similar subject related to energy and the built environment. Applicants with extensive relevant industry experience and a capability in engineering, science, or related fields equivalent to graduate level will also be considered.

Course modules

Energy demand in context; building energy systems and models; energy theory, measurement and interpretation; research development and dissemination; energy demand: society economics and policy ; quantitative and qualitative research methods; energy demand studies research dissertation.

Assessment methods

A 15000 word research dissertation on a chosen topic of interest; a 4000 word paper; and a viva; all taught modules: 100 per cent coursework including essays, reports, posters, and group and individual presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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