Taught course

Architectural Engineering Design

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject.

We’ll consider your application if you have appropriate professional qualifications and work experience, but you'll need a strong background in the areas covered on the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course produces building services professionals, environmental design specialists, and low-carbon built environment practitioners who can design and construct buildings creatively and innovatively to reduce the environmental impacts of construction practices and meet tightening environmental performance targets.

It covers thermodynamics and energy use in buildings, e cient structural design, material selection including low impact materials, simulation tools to model the indoor environment, thermal modelling, airflow analysis and urban microclimate design.

Teaching:

  • Lectures by academic staff
  • Design tutorials
  • Design projects
  • Computational tutorials
  • Lab work
  • Industrial seminars
  • Advanced engineering research study (dissertation)

Some modules engage our industrial partners, laboratory work and site visits.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
civilpgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 114 222 5711