Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Environment and Buildings) at University of Southampton - UCAS

University of Southampton

Degree level: Postgraduate

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Environment and Buildings) (Taught)

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Course summary

Learn about the relationship between energy and the environment on this master's. You'll explore the current and projected impacts of climate change and what this means for the energy industry. You'll be prepared for a rewarding career in this fast-growing sector as we transition to a low carbon economy and net zero. This programme has been developed alongside specialists to make sure you develop the skills to assess the energy performance and climatic design of buildings and urban forms. You'll learn to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which will help you to develop rounded and lasting solutions. Our multidisciplinary approach will enable you to tackle climate change issues, while improving energy supply and the built environment.


Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Climate Change, Energy and Settlements; Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants; Energy Resources and Engineering; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering; Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings; Climatic Design of Buildings and Cities; MSc Research Project. Optional modules include: one module from either Waste Resource Management and Bioenergy For a full list of modules visit:

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Accreditation of European Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE)
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
  • Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physics or chemistry. Or you can demonstrate the study of maths in your degree, in a subject like: geography, biological sciences, environmental sciences. You’ll also need good A-level grades in Mathematics and Physics or other equivalent qualifications.

Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information -

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Environment and Buildings) at University of Southampton - UCAS