Our Sustainable Buildings and Environments MSc enables you to gain proficiency in designing sustainable buildings and built environments.
You will be set the challenge of designing to reduce the carbon footprint, without compromising the socio-cultural and economic significance of your architectural designs.
The course is designed for architects and is fully integrated with the Masters in Architecture (MArch) design studio. This sets it apart from other sustainable buildings courses in the UK.
Leading academics and practitioners in sustainable buildings design contribute to the course, demonstrating how sustainability thinking on a national and international level can inform projects. These include experts from: ARUPS; Hilson Moran; Fosters and Partners; Grimshaw Architects.
A European study tour to Berlin, to visit and study sustainable buildings, forms part of the course and a student software licence of IESVE simulation tool is required. Expenses for the trip and the student software licence are in addition to tuition fees and will cost approximately £600-£800.
To be eligible to apply for an Excellence Award you must meet the following criteria: Be a Home/EU student Hold an offer to study one of the Full Time programmes listed below starting in Sept 2012 Have a 2:1 or above at UG level Be self funding*Conditional offer holders may be selected for an award subject to meeting the requirements of their offer. Please note this offer is not available in conjunction with any other awards or scholarship scheme.
A 2:1 honours degree in an RIBA/ARB accredited Part 1 course, or international equivalent. We will also accept applicants who have a Part 2 or Part 3 RIBA/ARB qualification. To study this course you need to meet our Band 3 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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