University of Greenwich: Sustainable Building Design and Engineering (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Greenwich
Department Built Environment
Study type Taught


This programme will combine the technical design and engineering issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments with an appreciation for how such approaches can be justified in a commercially focused world. The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock.

2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

An honours degree or an equivalent qualification in a built environment discipline such as civil engineering, construction, surveying or architecture. Applicants with other first degrees will be considered on an individual basis.


Students will be assessed through: Project and other coursework; presentations; examination (in a limited number of courses); a dissertation.


Compulsory modules: Building rehabilitation and pathology; dissertation (built environment); delivering sustainable built environments; passive design; building integrated systems and technologies; building simulation; research methods. Optional modules: Project management; risk management.

Location Greenwich Maritime Campus
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS


Channel Islands 9250 GBP for Year 1
EU 9250 GBP for Year 1
England 9250 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 9250 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 9250 GBP for Year 1
Wales 9250 GBP for Year 1
International 12100 GBP for Year 1

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