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Building Services Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Heriot-Watt University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    09-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22

  • Duration

    8 years

Course summary

Our Building Services Engineering programme considers low carbon building design and the integration of renewable energy systems into buildings. It deals with services engineering issues, building the skills required to cope with modern construction challenges. As a conversion course, it gives a solid foundation for converting into or accelerating, a career as a Building Services Engineer, or Technical Sustainability Consultant.

This flexible programme is aimed at graduates or experienced construction professionals with a wide range of backgrounds in addition to Engineering, such as Project Management, Architecture, the Sciences or Mathematics. Courses are taught by experts in their fields ensuring that content reflects cutting-edge knowledge in the industry. Our active Industry Advisory Panel (including the last two CIBSE Chairs) also includes senior construction professionals from local and global consultants and contractors who help us keep the programme at the cutting edge, and relevant for challenges that lie ahead.

Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design

Our Architectural Engineering courses are delivered by the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design. This is one of four such Centres established at UK universities that jointly form a national network to demonstrate and exchange best practice in teaching and research for the sustainable built environment. The Centre also ensures graduates from our courses will be used to working within an inter-disciplinary environment involving architecture, engineering and construction.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 36 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    166 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    2nd

    27

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