Building Technology PhD at University of Nottingham - UCAS

Course summary

Discover how building technologies can deliver occupant comfort whilst using energy and other resources responsibly. Subjects covered in this area of research include:

  • Low/zero carbon buildings
  • Eco-buildings; heat recovery systems
  • Computer modelling and building physics
  • Acoustics
  • Lighting
  • Heat transfer and 2-phase flow
  • Building services (eg heating, refrigeration, air-conditioning)
  • Indoor environmental quality (eg thermal comfort and air quality)
  • Ventilation/natural ventilation
  • Thermal modelling
  • Post occupancy evaluation
  • Biomimetics
We recommend contacting one of our academics before submitting a research proposal. They may be able to offer feedback and support you in exploring funding opportunities. Find contact details on our website;

Entry requirements

This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or a masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years.

Fees and funding

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Building Technology PhD at University of Nottingham - UCAS