University of Bath

University of Bath

Modern Building Design

The course provides students with the knowledge of modern building design practice, methodologies and processes that are increasingly sought after by major engineering and design consultancies. It places emphasis on the key engineering and modelling challenges faced during the building design process and prepares students for industry.

Entry requirements

1st degree (UK 1st or 2.1 or international equivalent) in architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a related subject. Applicants must supply a personal statement with their application, detailing their motivation and interest in this area. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum 6.5 in each component).

Course modules

Modules include: Professional development through the design process; BIM and the design process; BP visualisation tools; dynamic modelling tools; regulations, codes and certification; low-carbon building envelopes; smart buildings; research methods and professional practice; professional practice placement; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Sandwich October 2016 GBP 8,125 per Year 1 (England) 15 months
MSc Sandwich October 2016 GBP 20,600 per Year 1 (International) 15 months
MSc Sandwich October 2016 GBP 8,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MSc Sandwich October 2016 GBP 8,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 15 months
MSc Sandwich October 2016 GBP 8,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Engineering and Design Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 386447