Sustainable Construction and Innovation
Course Title: Sustainable Construction and Innovation
Course Code: LJMU-7505-BEGP
Programme: MSc in Civil Engineering
To identify and critically appraise how the principles of sustainable and innovative construction practices can be incorporated into a more contemporary construction industry.
After completing the module the student should be able to:
1 Identify and critically assess the effects of construction on the natural environment.
2 Examine current research and knowledge to develop a critical understanding of sustainable construction and innovation.
3 Evaluate the various sustainable and innovative construction technologies in the context of modern industrial practices.
4 Critically evaluate the application of innovative and pragmatic sustainable solutions within the construction industry context.
5 Communicate in an academically and professionally appropriate manner using various media.
Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)