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University of Reading, MSc and PGD: Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments

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Course focus: MSc and PGD: Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments|| Design studio: YES || Fees: £5,500/ £15,000 (EU/Overseas)

Course director: Dr Runming Yao
Duration: MSc 1 year full-time & PGD 8 months full-time
Intake: 20 students
Student profile: Architecture/Planning/Various backgrounds

Distinctive feature: Interdisciplinary approach to building design and management with a research-intensive environment.  The programme is underpinned by expertise from the Centre for Technologies for a Sustainable Built Environments (TSBE), which offers a range of engineering doctorates relating to sustainability in the built environment. Course is closely aligned with the Innovative and sustainable Technologies (IST) research group within the School of Construction Management and Engineering.

Director comment: The MSc in Design Management for Sustainable Built Environments draws from the extensive research base in sustainability within the school of Construction Management and Engineering. It is highly innovative in taking an interdisciplinary perspective of design and management that transcends current professional boundaries. The input from research is balanced by insights into current best practice led by invited industry experts. If you feel passionately about sustainability in the built environment, then this is the course for you.

Career opportunities: Urban Planner, Sustainability Manager, Sustainability Advisor, Green Jobs Consultant, Building Performance Assessor, Technical Director, HVAC Consultant, Project Analyst

Entry requirements: Candidates should hold a good first degree in a relevant subject area, including architecture, engineering, physics, environmental science, construction, planning and management/business studies. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant industrial experience. Consideration will also be given to applicants with relevant professional qualifications.

Admissions contact: Ms Su Shen s.shen@reading.ac.uk Tel:  0118 378 5416

Tuition: £5,500/ £15,500 full-time (EU/Overseas)

Website: www.reading.ac.uk


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