Join us in our programme of discovery and critical thinking, designed to question and challenge conventional wisdom about energy and environmental engineering in the built environment.
Our aim is the co-creation of new knowledge and understanding about complex and challenging problems.
The School of the Built Environment comprises a distinctive interdisciplinary expertise relating to energy and sustainability. Experts in sustainable engineering solutions combine with policy specialists and social scientists to offer unique insights. Our staff have extensive experience as advisers, consultants and visiting lecturers to commercial organisations, governments and universities globally. We also attract students from all over the world and many progress to senior positions within governments. NGOs or the private sector.
Our MSc courses are focused on ensuring an excellent student experience, drawing from the very latest leading-edge research. We pride ourselves on our first-class teaching and student support.
Excellent facilities include a dedicated computer facilities for building energy simulations and urban microclimate simulations. The School also possesses laboratory space and experimental equipment to support student research projects.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.