Module/Course Description

Course Title: Sustainable Construction and Innovation

Course Code: LJMU-7505-BEGP

Programme: MSc in Civil Engineering

Credits: 20.00

Course Description:

Aims

To identify and critically appraise how the principles of sustainable and innovative construction practices can be incorporated into a more contemporary construction industry.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Prerequisites: LJMU-IND-M-100

Prerequisites Categories: Postgraduate Certificate Level

Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)

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