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MSc Architectural Technology & Building Performance

Edinburgh Napier University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course was developed around the core strengths of the Institute for Sustainable Construction and to meet the demands of the industry.

Overview

Build on your existing qualifications or experience in this area to develop a good knowledge of architectural technology, building performance and the legislative framework that governs the industry.

The course offers a well-balanced blend of theory and practice informed by our links with industry that prepares you for the workplace.

Through the taught modules you will gain a broad understanding of the architectural technology and learn how to apply this knowledge through the Masters Design Project to create and evaluate design solutions.

The Masters Programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and will count towards Membership of CIAT.

Course details

This course is built around the knowledge and current applied research of four of the University’s key research centres that sit within the Institute for Sustainable Construction:

  • Building Performance Centre
  • Scottish Energy Centre
  • Centre for Off-site Construction and Innovative Structures
  • Centre for Timber Engineering

You will gain the knowledge and experience required in the 6 taught modules that can then be applied to complete a major design project that should enhance your career prospects.

Assessments

The taught modules are primarily assessed by coursework with only one module having an examination. The coursework ranges from technical reports to short design projects.

Careers

  • Architectural Practice
  • Design Construct Companies
  • Product Manufacturers
  • House Builders
  • Housing Associations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,490per year

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

University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 58 7

    15th out of 37 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    136 65%

    20th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    14th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    50th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    134 82%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    23rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    8th

    3

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