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Sustainable Architecture Studies MSc

Sustainable Architecture Studies MSc

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Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP-21

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Architecture (General) Sustainability

Course type


Course Summary

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

Course description

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.


Sustainable Design Project 1 - Core
Sustainable Design Project 2 - Core
Building Environmental Simulation and Analysis - Core
Renewable Energy - Core
Principles of Building Physics for Sustainable Design - Core
Sustainable Design Thesis Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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