Taught course

Sustainable Building Technology (collaborative)

University of Nottingham · Department of Architecture and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The Institute of Sustainable Energy Technology (ISET) currently offers this MSc course in collaboration with the following eight Universities:

  • Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Xian Jiaotong University
  • Donghua University
  • Xian University of Architecture and Technology
  • Shandong University of Architecture
  • Southeast University
  • Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • Physical Environment Centre of Khartoum (PECK)

The MSc Sustainable Building Technology is specifically tailored towards graduates in building services, architectural environmental engineering, architecture and other related disciplines.

The strong emphasis is targeted to successful integration of renewable and sustainable energy technologies into buildings, which requires an understanding of both design and technology and hence the close co-operation of architecture and engineering.

The course is designed to allow discussion and exchange of information between different disciplines and encourages novel and imaginative solutions to the challenge of producing environmentally friendly buildings.

Note: To be eligible for registering on this programme, you will (or should) be a registered MSc student of one of the above universities. To allow Nottingham to check your eligibility, an approval letter (email) from the course directors of one of the above partner institutions is necessary.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151