University of Nottingham: Renewable Energy and Architecture
|Institution||University of Nottingham View institution profile|
|Department||Department of Architecture and Built Environment|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 115 951 5559|
The MSc Renewable Energy and Architecture is a multi-disciplinary course for world-wide integration of renewable energy and sustainable energy and building technologies into the site plan and building form, fabric and services with focus on climate and human comfort, using architectural and engineering techniques and powerful computer and laboratory simulations.
This international course is carefully structured to accommodate the interests and skills of those who are related to building design and technology and building energy and environmental performance. It is open to applicants from various backgrounds, including architecture, engineering (mechanical, civil / structural, electrical and building engineering) and town planning / urban design.
The course addresses issues such as:
- sustainable building design and construction
- energy use
- new and renewable energy technologies
- novel materials and their influence on buildings and occupant comfort.
It is designed to stimulate and encourage novel and imaginative solutions to the challenging task of designing sustainable, energy efficient and environmentally responsible buildings and cities worldwide.
By the end of the course, you will have gained useful and technical knowledge as well as experience on this subject, and you will be adept at communicating and presenting yourself and your projects to an audience.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
The course is suitable for applicants with a good Honours Degree in any of the following disciplines: Architecture, Building Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. We are also happy to consider applicants from other relevant professional backgrounds. Experience in working with computers and computer software such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint is essential.
Minimum English requirement to apply: IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any element.
Assessment includes a dissertation.
Principles of Renewable and Energy Efficient Technologies (20 credits)
Please note that all module details are subject to change.
The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.
|Location||University Park Campus|
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