Masters | Postgraduate Course - Building Services (with Optional Placement) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of Central Lancashire

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Building Services (with Optional Placement) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Full-time: Over one year, Part-time: Two or three years

Our dual accredited and well respected MSc Building Services course emphasises the application of modern, sustainable and energy efficient engineering systems in the context of the built environment. The programme is characterised by parallel themes of design and management of project work, complemented throughout by the drive towards sustainability and energy efficiency of engineering solutions. 

This MSc course is designed to encourage you to approach your academic and professional career as a creative, innovative manager and engineer. On graduation you will have the potential to contribute to significant advances in engineering and technological and social issues associated with the building engineering services industries. 

Module details

For the PGCert, three modules are undertaken including balancing module from a Level 3 option, Engineering Design Project and Facilities Management.

For the PGDip, three additional modules are undertaken including Project Management and two Level 4 optional modules.

For the MSc, Research Methods and a double module Dissertation are undertaken in addition to completion of the PGDip and PGCert modules.

Modules offered are; HVAC for Sustainable Buildings; Engineering Design Project; Strategic Project Management; Facilities Management; Carbon Regulation and Policy; Contractual Issues; Sustainable Electrical Services; and Dissertation.

MSc with Professional Placement

  • As above with an additional option (120 credits)
  • Professional Placement

MSc with Work Placement

  • As above with an additional option (60 credits)
  • Work Placement 

Entry Requirements

We normally request an upper second class honours degree from building services engineering disciplines however applicants with appropriate industry experience having lower qualifications or from related study themes deemed to be equivalent are considered subject to interview and successful completion of the additional modules.

Student Destinations

Our graduates are working at some of the UK prestigious and Blue chip companies such as Director at TACE, Manager at PBS Mechanical and Renewable Energy group. Zone Manager at Astra Zeneca, FM manager at Keel University.