University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Renewable Energy and Architecture

This international course is carefully structured to accommodate the interests and skills of those who are related to building design and technology and building energy and environmental performance. It is open to applicants from various backgrounds, including architecture, engineering (mechanical, civil/structural, electrical and building engineering), town planning, physics and environmental science. The course addresses issues such as sustainable building design and construction, energy use and global warming, new and renewable energy technologies, novel materials and their influence on buildings and occupant comfort. It is designed to stimulate and encourage novel and imaginative solutions to the challenging task of designing sustainable, energy efficient and environmentally responsible buildings and cities worldwide.

Entry requirements

MSc: 2.1 (Upper 2nd Class Hons degree or international equivalent).
PGDip: 2.2 (High, lower 2nd Class Hons degree or international equivalent).
English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules include: modelling environmental performance; renewable energy technology 1; ventilation in architecture and planning; building design in different climates; energy efficient systems; renewable energy technology 2; solar architecture for different regions; renewable research project; research methodologies; energy systems performance and appraisal.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of fees-only industrially funded studentships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,095 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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