Taught course

Sustainable Architecture Studies

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Architecture
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree or an equivalent qualification related to design in the built environment. Related subjects include: architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, chartered surveying and engineering, or another subject area where you can demonstrate a clear interest in sustainable architecture

You will also need to submit your design portfolio or a related piece of writing. For 2020 entry onwards, we will require a design portfolio – we won’t able to accept a written piece.

If your degree isn’t design-based but you have a lot of professional experience we’ll consider your application.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop a portfolio of advanced skills and knowledge across several architectural disciplines, with a focus on sustainable architectural design.

Our MSc combines the social and technical aspects of sustainable architecture. You’ll be encouraged to develop a critical stance in relation to theories of sustainable architecture.

The course will inspire and enable you to pursue innovative research and design strategies for the built environment, with the aim of transforming the built environment for a more equitable future.

By the end of the course, you’ll possess the skills to produce complex design proposals that adopt a holistic approach to design and address the social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainable architecture.

We’re one of the UK's top architecture schools. Our international research projects shape policy and address public and professional needs. As a Sheffield student you’ll engage with real issues affecting the built environment. You’ll be encouraged to provide social and environmental solutions to the challenges of our time.

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 score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
architecture-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 114 222 0349