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Health, Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme builds upon the ever-increasing professional and research interest in the sector. It equips professionals with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to drive sustainable innovation for health and wellbeing in the design, retrofit and operation of buildings. Based at The Bartlett, the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (UCL IEDE) is a world-leading research and learning centre. During the programme you will: examine the built environment's impacts on health and wellbeing, within the context of sustainability; master key design, engineering and public health principles; use tools applicable in professional practice, including: standards, benchmarking, modelling and monitoring methods; understand the factors affecting the business case for healthy and productive sustainable buildings.

Careers

Students taking this programme may work in architectural or engineering companies, and specialist consultancies dedicated to the design and/or evaluation of sustainable buildings, with a strong focus on health and wellbeing. Additional career paths may be: within in-house building design and operational teams, in relevant public sector agencies or government departments, or in specialist product or service innovation companies.

Employability

Students gain hands-on experience of monitoring environmental conditions, gathering and evaluating human responses to the environment, applying industry standards, and simulation tools similar to those used by commercial companies for building performance evaluation. Successful graduates will understand how to communicate to different stakeholders and develop the business case for improved health, wellbeing and productivity in buildings. Our Advisory Group of industry experts has helped us shape a curriculum with employability in mind.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Accreditation

Accredited as further learning for Chartered Engineers (CEng) by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 36

    12th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    152 92%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    21st

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    170 81%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    18

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