Taught course

Advanced Building Performance Evaluation

Institution
Cardiff University · Welsh School of Architecture
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website:
Full time https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-building-performance-evaluation-msc-full-time
Part time https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-building-performance-evaluation-msc-part-time

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to give students a solid foundation in the evaluation of the operational performance of buildings for energy and environmental aspects.
Our MSc in Advanced Building Performance Evaluation aims to give students a solid foundation in the evaluation of the operational performance of buildings for energy and environmental aspects.
The programme focuses on the investigation of energy and environmental performance in existing buildings, integrating technical and occupants’ data. The programme equips professionals with the interdisciplinary skills needed to promote the efficient and effective operation of existing buildings. It will prepare you for a future career across a range of roles in facilities and building management, consultancy, energy and environmental performance assessment and research.
Most existing programmes in this subject area focus on the design of new buildings. However, the efficient operation of existing buildings is becoming more important. There is a need to improve the quality of environments and, at the same time, to reduce the energy that they consume and their carbon dioxide emissions. You will learn from interdisciplinary approaches, as the programme draws on bodies of theories from building science, social sciences and humanities.
On successful completion of the programme, you should be able to conduct sound evidence-based environmental and energy performance assessments of buildings in operation. You should also be able to analyse and integrate technical and social aspects of performance using methods of energy and environmental monitoring and human studies.
Our structured curriculum will enable you to develop essential knowledge and practical skills in building evaluation. We will support you to become an independent learner, able to undertake and understand the industry and policy challenges and to respond to them effectively. The Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University is a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse environment in which to study.

Full time: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-building-performance-evaluation-msc-full-time
Part time: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/advanced-building-performance-evaluation-msc-part-time

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084