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Low Carbon Building Design and Modelling MSc

Low Carbon Building Design and Modelling MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Building Design Energy Efficiency (Buildings) Construction

Course type


Course Summary

This programme is aimed at anyone interested in learning more about the design and operation of low energy buildings with the added attraction of three modules dedicated to computer modelling of building performance - an essential skill for anyone wishing to work in today’s rapidly changing world of building engineering consultancy. Like MSc full time qualification, this programme also offered a PGDip and PGCert course. For part time students will study from 2 to 5 years.

The programme is accredited for further learning for CEng and professional membership by CIBSE and the Energy Institute and benefits from its links with the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design. Careers and further study: Previous students have gone on to work for leading consulting engineering companies such as Arup, Pick Everad, Hoare Lea, Hulley and Kirkwood and SE Controls. Some of these companies offer work placements for students to undertake their research dissertations. Many visit the university to deliver lectures to our MSc students providing ideal opportunities for students to discuss employment opportunities.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Building Energy Consumption - Core
Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Technologies - Core
Building Control and Commissioning - Core
Concept Design - Core
Low Carbon Building Design - Core
Thermal Modelling and Performance Simulation - Core
Airflow Modelling and CFD Simulation - Core
Climate- Based Daylight Modelling and Simulation - Core
Research Project - Core
Research Methods in Building - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in engineering, science, mathematics, or a discipline related to building services engineering. Graduates in architecture with good mathematical skills are also encouraged to apply. Other qualifications supplemented with relevant industrial experience will also be considered.