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Building Services & Sustainable Engineering

4 Years
September 2022
Campus Taught
Foundation Entry

Learn modern, sustainable and energy-efficient engineering systems for built environments on an industry-respected Building Services and Sustainable Engineering course.

You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse, evaluate and ultimately solve problems associated with the built environment and building services engineering.

Study areas include engineering services systems, controls and plant, energy efficiency and sustainable design, and project, resource and energy management. The development of new technology and engineering solutions within the constraints of sustainability, safety, economy and the law, pose the challenge in this course.

The course is a good start for engineers wanting to continue their academic development by studying for a higher degree. Full-time students can spend an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry between Year 2 and Year 3.

Why study with us

  • Learn about new sustainable building design concepts, opening up career opportunities for alternative specialisms.
  • Benefit from three residential workshops across the globe: local, USA ASHRAE Conference and Hong Kong.
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.

Take a look at our amazing Engineering Innovation Centre

What you'll do

  • The team supporting our teaching and learning consists of academically and professionally qualified engineers.
  • The Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.
  • We have strong links with design consultancies and local contractors. We offer help to more than 1,000 smaller regional companies.

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

Find out more

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Future Careers

Students studying Building Services and Sustainable Engineering go on to establish professional careers in consultancy, design, contracting, project management and maintenance, team leading, research and development.

The level of education on this course is appropriate to students who will eventually hold senior positions with consultants or contractors engaged in building services engineering.

Part-time students already working in the industry leave our course with a competitive edge and full membership of professional bodies.

Visit us on a university Open Day

Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.

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Fees and Funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14000 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14000 per year
Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page