Climate Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in Architecture (CRESTA)City Centre Campus
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Rank: 33 (TCUG)
Location: City Centre Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £17850
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OverviewThe Climate Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in Architecture (CRESTA) MSc has been specifically designed to provide expertise for graduates and professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge of the increasingly key area of sustainable built environments in a changing climate.The MSc SEDA programme will help develop both practical skills in environmental assessment and a deeper understanding of climate-sensitive design, designing for climate change, sustainable architecture and computer modelling of sustainable environments.Taught by our expert researchers, the programme is for graduates and professionals wanting to learn about the increasingly key area of sustainable design.You will develop skills in the use of computer environmental modelling software and the application of that software to sustainable environmental design via coursework assignments. You will also acquire specific analytical skills in the application of both quantitative and qualitative research methods and generic research skills such as reflective learning, literature reviewing and dissertation writing.You can personalise your programme by choosing from specialist option modules that reflect the high quality research expertise in the School. We offer options that include:
- architectural theory
- low and zero carbon energy systems
- parametric design and fabrication
- sustainable construction and management.
Applicants normally need to have a Bachelors degree (with Honours) at 2:1 level or better in an appropriate field of study; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23; International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 5); Hong Kong use of English AS level C; INDIA Standard XII 70 per cent or above from Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC C4-6.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool, Architecture .
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