Taught course

Architectural Engineering

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

The standard entry qualification is an honours degree in a cognate discipline from an approved university. The degree award should be at least second class upper level. A cognate discipline includes degrees in architecture, design, engineering and built environment subject areas. Alternative qualifications together with substantial relevant work experience may also be deemed to be acceptable for entry to the programme subject to the approval of the programme leader. Overseas student applicants must have the equivalent qualifications as UK students. In addition they must have achieved an IELTS score of at least 6.5.

Months of entry


Course content

Make global connections on this Masters course in Architectural Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University. Learn about sustainable technologies and improving building performance through design at postgraduate level to enhance your career.

  • Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
  • Designed as a specialist Masters course for holders of first degrees in architecture and architectural technology, construction management, engineering and related built environment disciplines
  • Part time option if you are already in employment
  • Opportunity to engage in multi-disciplinary project work
  • Internationally recognised research in our Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute

This new MSc programme aims to develop your range of knowledge, understanding and practical skills, including CAD software. Your Masters skills will help you progress in a variety of roles within the built environment sector.

You will have the training to become a problem-solving architectural engineer or architectural technologist who is able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and produce creative, sustainable design solutions to an advanced standard.

You will:

  • extend your understanding of current and emerging sustainable technology and practices
  • develop analytical, critical and problem solving skills appropriate to evaluating and improving building performance with design solutions
  • have clear career development opportunities in areas allied to architectural engineering, technology and management
  • develop your skills as an independent researcher and creative problem solver in the architectural engineering sector

When you graduate you will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and principles of architectural engineering as a sustainable built environment discipline

  • demonstrate critical understanding of the implications of design, environmental and management issues of information modelling that are relevant to architectural engineers

  • apply appropriate technical solutions following the analysis and evaluation of complex design problems

  • use CAD software proficiently for architectural engineering purposes

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact Faculty

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
T: 0151 231 2777
E: fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090