Meeting the urgent need for more sustainable, efficient and healthier buildings, by developing experts to apply rigorous thinking and an innovative approach to environmental design and engineering.
There is an urgent need for more sustainable, efficient and healthier buildings to mitigate the impacts of climate change and contribute towards achieving net zero carbon targets. UCL's Environmental Design and Engineering MSc teaches a new generation of experts to apply innovative and sustainable approaches for more efficient building design and operation through integrated design and engineering.
Find out more about this degree, what you will learn and how it could benefit your career, along with entry requirements and details on submitting an application on the UCL Graduate Prospectus.
Several of our alumni have shared their experiences studying Built Environment: Envionrmental Design and Engineering MSc at UCL.
I specifically wanted to join this course owing to its reputation, the modules, the professors, and essentially I believed doing this Masters will prepare me for a career in the built environment for years to come."
Gaurav, Environmental Design and Engineering Graduate 2021, Energy and Carbon consultant
Nowadays the job market is extremely competitive; however, having an MSc degree from UCL distinguishes you from other candidates and shows your ability to commit to an intense period of work. In my current role as a Sustainable Design Assistant I have been applying skills and specialised knowledge I gained from my master's degree, these include Embodied and Whole Life Carbon Analysis, Low Carbon Materials and Design Methodologies.”“
Antonia Vavanou, Environmental Design and Engineering graduate 2019, Sustainable Design Assistant at Hawkins Brown Architects
Where our graduates are now
In recent years graduates have joined architects, engineering firms and environmental consultancies, including: Arup, Atkins Global, Bere Architects, Buro Happold, EnergyExcel, The Facility Architects, PHA Consult, Foster + Partners, Camco, Passiv Systems, XCO2 Energy. Many graduates also choose to continue their education with UCL, undertaking PhD or EngD programmes.
We are built on enterprise and have strong links to industry and policy through a range of partnerships and projects. The make-up of our programme's advisory board demonstrates the depth of this collaboration with expert practitioners and thinkers in the field.
Current members of the Environmental Design and Engineering MSc advisory board are:
- Joe Jack Williams, FCBStudios
- David Hawkins, Skelly and Couch
- Anastasia Mylona, CIBSE
- Anis Abou Zaki, Foster and Partners
- Craig Robertson, AHMM
- Marie-Louise Schembri, Hilson Moran
- Marjan Gholamalipour, Arup
- Saud Muhsinovic, Mott MacDonald