Taught course

Integrated Building Systems Design and Operation

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

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, is required.

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


Course content

The Integrated Building Systems Design and Operation MSc offers a thorough grounding in the science and engineering of integrated building systems. Drawing upon the world-leading research conducted in this field at The Bartlett’s Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, and exploiting strong industry links, it provides students with the knowledge and skills to be able to excel in relevant industry roles or pursue research at the doctoral level.

The MSc in Integrated Building Systems Design and Operation (IBSDO) offers exceptional university graduates the opportunity to become experts in this innovative and developing discipline. We aspire to generate leaders in technology, delivering high-performance engineered solutions in building systems design.

The IBSDO MSc is delivered by the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE), building upon strong links with industry and multidisciplinary research undertaken at The Bartlett. Teaching is delivered at the Bloomsbury campus and UCL\'s new Here East facility in East London: you will benefit from access to the creative hub in Here East and access to modern lab spaces and equipment.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification and course duration


60 months
full time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, problem-based learning, hands-on laboratory sessions and project work. Assessment is through a combination of methods; written coursework, group work with a design component, individual and group-based project work, unseen examinations, and by dissertation.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214