University of Derby
Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings MSc
University of Derby

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The most important aspect of any building design is the people inside. This innovative MSc programme explores not only the theories and principles of sustainable architecture but also crucial issues relating to human health in buildings.

  • Study a CIAT accredited course at a university which is one of only four CIAT Centres of Excellence in the UK
  • 100% of MSc Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings students are satisfied with the overall quality of their course (PTES 2019)
  • Draw on our extensive industrial links and the expertise of our research and practice active highly experienced staff
  • Add a new dimension to your knowledge of design and technology relating to energy efficiency in buildings
  • Gain vital practical experience through live sustainable design projects
  • Be inspired by specialist guest lectures, seminars and workshops
  • Learn from influential academics who are conducting important research into sustainable design

Our MSc is a contemporary sustainable architecture course offering an innovative blend of the established scientific theories and design principles relating to healthy buildings and environments.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings MSc

England UK £950
Northern Ireland £950
Scotland £950
Wales £950

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Derby

The University of Derby is a publicly owned university located in the city of Derby, England. The university’s main campus is in Allestree, a suburbian zone in Derby itself, and is situated directly opposite the popular Markeaton Park where many students enjoy going for a walk in their free time.

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Student composition of University of Derby

undergraduates:
13155
postgraduates:
2515
Total:
15670
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Where is this programme taught

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