Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree in engineering, science, mathematics, or discipline related to building services engineering. Other qualifications supplemented with relevant industrial experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough is an outstanding place to study and is ranked 2nd in the UK for Building in the Times Good University Guide 2015.

This programme is aimed at graduates of building services engineering and other science and engineering disciplines who wish to extend their technical expertise in the field of building services engineering. With energy consumption within the design and operation of buildings becoming an ever increasingly important factor this programme is designed to combine building services engineering knowledge with specific energy considerations in their design.

Modules are taught by world-leading experts in the field. 75% of the School’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework. This research feeds directly into the programme content ensuring it is informed by the latest cutting-edge research. Distinctive features of the programme include low energy building design, designing for suitable indoor air quality and thermal comfort, state-of-the-art control systems, and the design of building heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.

The programme is accredited for further learning for CEng and professional membership by the Energy Institute and CIBSE. CIBSE has praised the programme as ‘one of the leading MSc courses of its kind in the UK’

The programme attracts students from all over the world, including countries such as Greece, Iran, China, France, Germany and Colombia. This is attractive to potential employers who often have international offices around the world.

All modules are compulsory

■Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Flow

■Thermal Comfort and Indoor Air Quality

■Building Thermal Loads and Systems

■Building Energy Supply Systems

■Building Control and Commissioning

■Concept Design

■Low Carbon Building Design

■Advanced Thermal Modelling

■Postgraduate Research Project

■Research Methods in Building Performance

Key Facts

  • An outstanding place to study. The School of Civil and Building Engineering is ranked 2nd in the UK for Building in the Times Good University Guide 2015
  • Research-led teaching from international experts. 75% of the School’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Government Research Excellence Framework.
  • The programme is accredited by the two main institutions representing energy and buildings – the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and the Energy Institute. On successful completion of the course, students are deemed to meet the education requirements for both institutions and their applications can be endorsed by course tutors.

Information for international students

International students require English language score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/finance/index.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 60 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 222 496