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Overview

This course is ideal for those who are already working in, or training for a technician role in the areas of heating, ventilation and air conditioning. It will provide you with a thorough understanding of the building services sector and you will explore analytical methods, management principles and building services science in depth. You will also gain a thorough understanding of design processes, principles and concepts.

Course description

The programme enables you to build up a firm foundation of knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of building services science and technology, which will complement the training that you have received as technicians.

You will develop skills of analysis, synthesis, decision making and the ability to apply fundamental principles to the solution of problems likely to be encountered within the industry. You will also be able to use computing methods and new technologies with confidence, over a range of building services applications and hence respond quickly, effectively and efficiently in a constantly changing technological environment.

What areas will I study?

HVAC Pathway:

  • Individual project
  • Construction technology
  • Scientific principles for building services
  • Construction practice and management
  • Mathematics for construction
  • Principles of heating services design & installation
  • Principles of ventilation and air conditioning design & installation
  • Construction information (drawing, detailing, specification)

Electrical Pathway:

  • Individual project
  • Construction technology
  • Scientific principles for building services
  • Construction practice and management
  • Mathematics for construction
  • Principles of alternative energy
  • Principles of ventilation and air conditioning design and installation
  • Principles of electrical design and installation

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
- January 2022, Duration: 2 Academic years £3100.00 (Per Academic Year) Exam Fee:£220 2 Academic years -
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
- September 2021, Duration: 2 Academic years £3100.00 (Per Academic Year) Exam Fee:£220 2 Academic years -

UCAS Application Information

Institution Name: Birmingham City University
Institution Code: BCITY
UCAS Code: C147
Click here to apply for this course on UCAS website.