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MScDigital Design and Interactive Built Environments

Tuition fee £16,000 per year
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Digital technologies are changing the way built environments are designed, constructed and inhabited.

The built environments of the future will be interactive and adaptable: buildings, cities and landscapes that respond to change. That means smart homes, healing hospitals, green neighbourhoods, places where digital technology and physical space work in harmony.

On this course you’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and acquire the design skills needed to develop digital blueprints for the environments of the future.

In our Interactive Digital Design Studio, you’ll work on design projects and learn techniques such as mixed reality modelling, integrated environment simulation and digital fabrication. Optional subjects include renewable energy and advanced computational design.

As well as workshops and seminars there are guest lectures from professionals and academics at the forefront of interactive digital design.

Programme structure

Core modules

Challenges of Interactive Built Environments
Introduction to Computational Design
Parametric Architectural Geometry
Critical Applications of Building Information Modelling
DDIBE Studio Project
MSc DDIBE Dissertation Project.

Optional modules

Advanced Computational Design
Interactive Urban Visualisation Modelling
Renewable Energy
Conservation and Regeneration Principles and Approaches
Building Information Modelling, Management and Analysis


Practical computer work


Course-based assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States