University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Architecture and Environmental Design

Students on this programme learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design; they are able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach; the course covers both the wider contextual and sustainable approach to environmental design, and the more technical aspects of environmentally and energy conscious building design and performance; as well as taught modules, students take design-based modules where they apply quantitative and qualitative analysis to the study of existing built environments and to new design projects.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours undergraduate degree in architecture or a related subject within the context of the construction industry and built environment disciplines; applicants with qualifications in other subject areas which may be relevant to the award are encouraged to apply, each case being considered on merit. Applicants also require: a portfolio of work, or comprehensive written account of relevant experience, which is verified to the Admissions Office by the Course Leader or Course Admissions Tutor; plus a personal statement which clearly articulates why the applicant wishes to study for the award. Applicants require fluent written and spoken English to study at postgraduate level; applicants without English as their 1st language require at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: theory and history of environmental design; principles of environmental design; evaluation of built environments; environmental and energy modelling; thesis project

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,175 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,175 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,175 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marylebone Camden NW1 5LS South East

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