Research course

Environmental Design and Engineering

UCL - University College London · Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a relevant subject, is essential.

Months of entry


Course content

The UCL Institute for Environmental Design & Engineering (IEDE) pursues a deeper understanding of the role played by buildings and the urban environment in tackling some of the greatest challenges facing mankind. Our multidisciplinary research programme and strong industry links provide an excellent foundation for PhD study.

Our academics, doctoral and postdoctoral researchers carry out world-leading research in the field of sustainable building design and engineering. Our research is original, influential, and always relevant to the biggest challenges facing mankind. Our themes are interdisciplinary, overlapping, and dynamic. Underpinning our research is a formidable range of expertise in the form of outstanding problem and curiosity-driven research by teams and individuals.

Department specialisms

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    60 months
      full time
      36 months

      Course contact details

      Programme Administrator
      + 44 (0)20 7679 8186