University of Bath: Modern Building Design (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Bath View institution profile
Department Architecture and Civil Engineering View department profile
Telephone 01225 386447
Study type Taught


The course provides students with the knowledge of modern building design practice, methodologies and processes that are increasingly sought after by major engineering and design consultancies. It places emphasis on the key engineering and modelling challenges faced during the building design process and prepares students for industry.

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A first or strong second class UK honours degree or internationally recognised equivalent in Architecture, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or a related subject. You must supply a personal statement with your application, detailing your motivation and interest in this area. A portfolio is not required. Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.5 of the four components).


Assessment methods include dissertation.


Modules include: Professional development through the design process; BIM and the design process; BP visualisation tools; dynamic modelling tools; regulations, codes and certification; low-carbon building envelopes; smart buildings; research methods and professional practice; professional practice placement; dissertation.

Location University of Bath
Claverton Down


EU 11875 GBP for Year 1
England 11875 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 11875 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 11875 GBP for Year 1
Wales 11875 GBP for Year 1
International 21250 GBP for Year 1

University of Bath
Faculty of Engineering & Design


The Faculty of Engineering & Design offers a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees across our four Departments:

Our master’s, MPhil and PhD courses are united by a common interest in design, an area of strategic importance to all industrial sectors. All our postgraduate courses benefit from the work of academics with specialist expertise.

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