Taught course

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Environment and Buildings)

University of Southampton · School of Engineering Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 or higher BEng or BSc degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry. Graduates with degrees in Geography, Biological or Environmental Science may qualify, providing that they have a good A-level or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in mathematics and physics and that their degree incorporates a significant mathematical component, including calculus.

Months of entry


Course content

The sustainable provision and use of energy is a major challenge of the 21st century. This programme aims to equip the next generation of energy professionals with the multidisciplinary approaches required to tackle climate change issues, whilst improving energy supply and the built environment. We enable students to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which in turn will lead to the development of rounded – and lasting solutions. This MSc will link energy, environment and buildings to deliver sustainable solutions. You will learn about climatic design of buildings and cities and adaptation for a future climate.

Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Climate Change, Energy and Settlements; Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants; Energy Resources and Engineering; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering; Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings; Climatic Design of Buildings and Cities; MSc Research Project
Optional modules include: one module from either Waste Resource Management and Bioenergy

Information for international students


Fees and funding


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