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Course summary

Advanced Sustainable Design gives you the knowledge, skills and creativity to put theory into practice in the sustainable development of our cities, towns and countryside. We work from the scale of building systems to entire regions. We welcome applications from graduates of all disciplines. This programme engages with architecture, design and planning but interested applicants can apply with degrees in the environmental sciences and the humanities. Our programme is delivered in a series of practical projects supplemented with teaching on all aspects of built environment sustainable design. You will have the opportunity to work in building simulation modelling and gain desirable skills for the workplace. We believe that successful sustainable development is not achieved only through technical solutions. You will:

  • explore the complex relationship of design to contemporary sustainable agenda
  • engage in cultural and professional debates about the built environment
  • gain a distinctive and expert voice in this field
This programme is affiliated with the University’s Global Environment & Society Academy.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements

Fees and funding

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Advanced Sustainable Design at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS