Taught course

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Environment and Buildings)

University of Southampton · Engineering

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn about the relationship between energy and the environment on this master's. You'll explore the current and projected impacts of climate change and what this means for the energy industry.

You'll be prepared for a rewarding career in this fast-growing sector as we transition to a low carbon economy and net zero.

This programme has been developed alongside specialists to make sure you develop the skills to assess the energy performance and climatic design of buildings and urban forms.

You'll learn to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which will help you to develop rounded and lasting solutions. Our multidisciplinary approach will enable you to tackle climate change issues, while improving energy supply and the built environment.

Information for international students

All applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information - https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651