University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Energy, Environment and Buildings

This course has been designed to equip the next generation of energy professionals with the multidisciplinary approach required to tackle climate change while improving energy supply and the built environment.

Entry requirements

2.1 or higher Honours degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry. Graduates with degrees in Geography, Biological or Environmental Sciences may qualify, providing that they have a good A-level or equivalent in mathematics and physics and that their degree incorporates a significant mathematical component, including calculus.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: introduction to energy technologies; environment and sustainability; climate change; energy and settlements; geographic information systems; energy resources and engineering; energy performance assessment of buildings; climate design of buildings and cities; statistical modelling for civil and environmental engineering. Core modules: MSc research project. Optional modules: waste resource management; bioenergy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Engineering and Environment
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4651