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Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TEAR-AFL14: PG Dip Architectural Engineering: Façade Engineering


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations: assessment regulations:
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60

Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
AR50351 Thermal performance of facades 6 Credits
AR50372 Introduction to façade engineering 6 Credits
AR50373 Façade materials and components 6 Credits
AR50374 Façade construction 6 Credits
AR50375 Structural integrity 6 Credits
AR50376 Weathertightness 6 Credits
AR50377 Glass and glazing 6 Credits
AR50378 Façade procurement 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
AR50347 Daylight and shading 6 Credits
AR50349 Natural ventilation in buildings 6 Credits
AR50379 Thermal analysis of façades 6 Credits
AR50380 Acoustics and fire 6 Credits
AR50381 Structural analysis of façades 6 Credits
AR50382 Contract management 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.