Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

De Montfort University, Leicester; MSc Energy and Sustainable Building Design

  • Comment

Course focus: Building Performance Modelling-Technical || Design studio: NO || Fees: £5.100/9,900 (EU/Overseas)

Course director: Simon Rees
Course founded: 2004
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time, 3 years by distance learning
Intake: 20 students
Student profile:  Approximately one third from architectural background;10 per cent international

Distinctive feature: Practical-oriented modular programme on building simulation methods in low carbon design, including impacts of renewable energy. Graduates will be able to perform simulation and modelling tasks essential for building performance design and analysis. Teaching of building simulation methods and their application in low carbon design.

Student comment: Course covers detailed engineering theory from diverse background. It has proved instrumental in securing my current job working within the simulation group of one of UK’s leading building design consultancies, where I have the opportunity to put my new knowledge and skills into practice.
See http://www.iesd.dmu.ac.uk/msc/student_profiles.htm for further comments.

Career opportunities: Students frequently placed with firms of architects or consulting engineers. Some have also worked in local government.

Entry requirement:
- A degree (2.2 and above) in relevant numerate subject, such as architecture, engineering, physical sciences, mathematics
- Applicants who do not possess normal entry requirements but can demonstrate substantial work experience in appropriate area will be considered

Admissions contact: Simon Rees (sjrees@dmu.ac.uk);

Faculty of Technology Admissions (technology@dmu.ac.uk)

Tuition: £5,100 / £9,900 full-time (EU/Overseas); £2,550  part-time (EU); £1,870 / £3,300 distance learning (EU/Overseas)

Website: http://www.iesd.dmu.ac.uk/msc/

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.