Taught course

Health, Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings

Institution
UCL - University College London · Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. architecture, engineering, physics and other relevant disciplines in built environment and public health) is required, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If your first degree was not in a relevant discipline, please clearly state in your personal statement how your educational or employment background (including any internships or projects) relates to the programme and what you aim to achieve through your studies.

For applicants without a first degree, but with relevant and substantial work experience in the field, a special qualifying examination (or essay) may be set.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry

September

Course content

UCL’s Health Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings MSc is designed to meet the growing demand for specialists to drive the health and wellbeing agenda in the design, assessment, retrofit and operation of sustainable buildings. This Master’s equips you with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to advance sustainable innovation for health and wellbeing in the built environment.

Established in 2017, Health Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings MSc is one of the first degrees of its kind worldwide. Spanning both technical disciplines and the humanities, the programme equips graduates to work in a range of sectors. With its emphasis on critical enquiry, multidisciplinary understanding and strong communication skills, this degree is designed to help students develop into highly employable, multi-skilled professionals. 

The degree facilitates networking with industry leaders, including meeting members of the MSc Advisory Group and selected opportunities for industry-related dissertation projects.

This Master’s is delivered by UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering in the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources – home to specialist institutes in energy, environmental design and engineering, resources and heritage. 

The Bartlett Faculty brings together the multidisciplinary specialisms required to research, understand, design, construct and operate buildings and urban environments of the future.

QS World University Rankings by Subject (2020) ranksThe Bartlett #1 for Architecture/Built Environment studies in the UK and #3 in the World. The Bartlett’s research received the UK's most world-leading ratings for Built Environment research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.

As a student you will benefit from:

  • A world leading, multidisciplinary learning environment. 
  • Studying in London, at the heart of a large cluster of creative architects and engineering firms and next to the UK's seat of government and finance.
  • Our Institute’s long-standing track-record of excellence in building design and engineering research.
  • Our long-standing established relationships with industry, policy makers and academics, who give guest lectures in our Institute. 
  • Our extensive alumni network, many of whom are now within London and UK’s major building engineering firms, who attend networking events with our Master’s students.
  • An inclusive environment that promotes global citizenship, and an ethos of equality and diversity

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, interactive workshops, tutorials and lab demonstrations. Assessment is through coursework, design reports, written examinations and a dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 20 3370 1214