Research course

Building Technology

University of Nottingham · Faculty of Engineering

Entry requirements

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

Building technology focus on the strategies and systems used in buildings to ensure the comfort and well-being of occupants are met in a manner that acknowledges the need to use energy and other resources in a responsible manner.

Research areas

  • low/zero carbon buildings
  • eco-buildings; heat recovery systems
  • computer modelling and building physics
  • acoustics
  • lighting
  • heat transfer and 2-phase flow
  • building services (eg heating, refrigeration, air-conditioning)
  • indoor environmental quality (eg thermal comfort and air quality)
  • ventilation/natural ventilation
  • thermal modelling
  • post occupancy evaluation
  • biomimetics

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 951 5559