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 equivalent qualification related to architecture, building science, engineering, construction, planning, building management or related built environment disciplines. You will also need to submit your design portfolio or a related piece of writing.

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.

Combining social and technical aspects of sustainable architecture, this course has an interdisciplinary approach. It will inspire and enable you to pursue innovative research and design strategies for the built environment. You will be encouraged to develop a critical stance in relation to theories of sustainable architecture.

By the end of the course, you will 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 are one of the UK's top architecture schools. Our teaching staff are doing world-class research, helping to make the school a leader in our field across the UK and internationally. Through our teaching and research, we explore the social, spatial and environmental implications of architecture. As a Sheffield student you will engage with real issues affecting the built environment.

Teaching
Your work in the design studio is supported through lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical computer work.

Assessment
Assessment is by course-based assignments and a dissertation.

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
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
architecture-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0306