Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Sustainable Practices in the Built Environment (Critical Spatial Processes)

The programme aims to help students to: critically investigate and understand the nature and range of spatial practices, historically and currently in operation; understand, critique and engage with the ethical and economic landscape and sustainable viability of spatial practices; develop an ability to build and work within a Green Business Plan agenda, supported by an understanding of publicity and dissemination strategies.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Architecture, Planning, Construction or another relevant area. All applicants will be invited for interview and asked to submit a portfolio of their own work. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to sustainable theory, practices and research; project context: analysis and research; prototype project/process; research and development; thesis project; ethical and economic landscape of sustainable spatial practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is completely by coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years

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School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
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0289097 4006