Taught course

Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design

Cardiff University · Welsh School of Architecture

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for graduates or experienced practitioners in the built environment disciplines of architecture, town and country planning, property development, civil engineering and construction, as well as those from the social sciences, ecology, environmental sciences, politics etc, who work in relation with, or have an interest in, the built environment. Applicants should possess a good first degree, typically an upper second class or higher.For those applicants for a significant level of relevant and high quality work experience the academic requirements can be relaxed.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise in sustainability as it relates to the built environment, giving a working understanding of its aims, principal concerns and techniques, at theoretical and practical levels, in global and local contexts, and across social, environmental and economic boundaries.

Special Features
  • Based on research strengths of the School.
  • Welcomes a mix of students from different disciplinary backgrounds.
  • Supports both career development and career direction change opportunities for graduates
  • Relates theory to personal and professional practice
  • Available for full-time and part-time study

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Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms Christine Heywood
+44 (0)29 2087 9332
+44 (0)29 20874623