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Sustainable Construction, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Bedford, United Kingdom
A builder's ability to construct sustainable buildings is an increasingly important factor in a company or individual's decision to employ them.This course is designed to provide career development, or a professional route into the construction industry.
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Overview

This program gives you knowledge of construction, how best to utilise land or space, and ways to make buildings more energy efficient: inspect, operate and get hands-on experience with alternative fuel systems, including solar domestic hot water heating, ground source heat pumps and photovoltaic systems.

Whether you choose to study full-time, or part-time to fit around your employment (one day or evening per week for the duration of the course), your knowledge of a building’s structure and the sustainable systems inside it will impress prospective employers and give you confidence as a building engineer of tomorrow.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Building Physics and Energy Utilisation
  • Fundamental Mathematics for Construction and Personal Development
  • Introduction to Health, Safety and the Environment
  • Heating, Cooling and Power Systems
  • Waste Management Systems
  • Materials and Carbon Neutral Buildings
  • Fundamentals of Building Regulations
  • Land Utilisation and Building Design for the Future
  • Work-based Learning B – Research Practice and Innovation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A completed application form signed by you (an electronic signature is fine)
  • Copies of your official academic qualifications and certificates, including proof of your level of English Language (where relevant)
  • A one page personal statement. This should tell us why you want to study your chosen course.
  • Please submit copies of any UK Visa that you have held and any documentation relating to previous visa refusals from any country

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6165 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bedford

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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