Entry requirements

Normally a second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. architecture, engineering, physics and other relevant disciplines such as built environment or public health) is required, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

For applicants without a first degree, but with relevant and substantial work experience in the field, a special qualifying examination may be set. Details may be obtained by contacting the Bartlett’s Graduate Faculty Office.

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme builds upon the ever-increasing professional and research interest in the sector. It equips professionals with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to drive sustainable innovation for health and wellbeing in the design, retrofit and operation of buildings. Based at The Bartlett, the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (UCL IEDE) is a world-leading research and learning centre.

This programme, running since September 2017, is one of the first of its kind worldwide. UCL IEDE has proven research and teaching excellence in built environment, sustainability and health research.

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, it is designed to help students develop into highly employable, multi-skilled professionals. 

The UCL Bartlett is the UK's largest multidisciplinary faculty of the built environment, bringing together scientific and professional specialisms. Our high-achieving graduates are sought after by the biggest names in the built environment industry.

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

Located in London, we are at the heart of a large cluster of creative architects and engineering firms and next to the UK's seat of government and finance. We offer networking opportunities with alumni employed throughout the major firms in London, who often give lectures and attend networking events.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    60 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 demos. Assessment is through coursework, design reports, written examinations and a dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 20 3370 1214