The University of Liverpool

Climate Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in Architecture (CRESTA)

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Rank: 33 (TCUG)

Location: City Centre Campus

Website: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

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.
Covering academic and practical issues, the MSc CRESTA programme is an excellent preparation for specialist roles within academic research, architectural practice and engineering consultancies. Career prospectsStudents who successfully complete a Higher Degree go on to interesting and rewarding careers in architecture, the wider construction industry, management, higher education, the arts and conservation and many other specialisms to be found in the arts, architecture and the built environment.Why School of Architecture?Highly rated researchLiverpool was the UK's first Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) accredited University School of Architecture. Research lies at the core of our activities and we have highly rated international research in the fields of History and Theory and Environment and Process.The activities of the research groups within these two fields provide the knowledge and expertise required by the professional discipline that the School serves, but also reach out into related areas in the visual arts, urban design, conservation and innovative technologies.

Requirements

Entry requirements

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.

Language qualifications

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 .

About this university

International students

The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isn’t a student’s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.

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