Postgraduate study

The flexible master’s programme, accredited by both the Energy Institute and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), allows you to study for a full master’s degree, a Postgraduate Diploma, a Postgraduate Certificate, or a single module. The programme has an interdisciplinary approach reflecting the need for the integration of skills and knowledge in this field. The programme offers a choice of three courses of study:

  • Energy and Sustainable Building Design MSc
  • Energy and Sustainable Development MSc

They are all available in three modes of study: attending full-time or part-time, or distance learning. Teaching is delivered by both face-to-face lectures and seminars and underpinned by a comprehensive set of web based material and resources facilitating interaction between all students from across the globe.

As well as the eight taught modules, students complete either an individual dissertation or a team-based design project, and all students get to attend the annual MSc Conference where final year students present.

Take a look at examples of recent dissertations

Our graduates go on to work in a wide range of energy, buildings and sustainability roles, for example, energy and environmental consultants, non-governmental environmental organisations, central and local government (including the European Commission), and multi-national organisations. Some of our graduates stay on at DMU to continue their academic training with PhD studies.

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • The Carbon Trust
  • BMW
  • Turley Associates
  • National Energy Foundation
  • European Commission
  • Knightstone Housing Association
  • National Grid
  • Leicester City Council
  • Mott MacDonald
  • WSP Group
  • Arup
  • WYG
  • David Chipperfield Architects

Student Profiles

MSc Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Richard Halsey  - Senior Consultant at Turley Associates

Sarah Bloise-Brooke  - Senior Consultant at Encraft

MSc Energy and Industrial Sustainability

Thomas Ramscheid  - BMW Project Finance

MSc Energy & Sustainable Building Design

Declan Alcock  -  Senior Consulting Engineer with Varming Consulting Engineers and Director of Engineers without Borders (Ireland)



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