Master’s degree programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Sustainable Architecture

  • Bilde av ZEB Living Lab. Photo: Katrine Peck Sze Lim
  • Students. Photo: Luca Finocchiaro
  • Picture of students. Photo: Luca Finocchiaro
  • Picture of students and a teacher. Photo: Nicola Lolli

Welcome to study start 2018

Orientation week

Welcome to all new master students

All new international students are strongly encouraged to attend Orientation week August 13-19, organized by the NTNU International Office.

Matriculation day

Matriculation

 

Matriculation event by the faculty

Place: Workroom 324, 1st grade architect

Time: 13:00- 14:15

  • Entertainment by Andreas Åse
  • Speech by Dean Fredrik Shetelig 
  • Marking of the start of the academic year, and a welcoming of the new students
  • Entertainment by Andreas Åse
  • Proclamation of students by head of the program and academic handshake by the Dean.
  • Entertainment by Andreas Åse

14:30 – 15:00

  • Student Welfare Association
  • Special needs service
  • Studentdemokracy
  • etc.

Introduction day

Introduction day August 20

Place: ZEB LivingLab, Richard Birkeland street 4 (across the street from the Doctor's clinic)

Time 10:00 - 15:00 (including lunch)

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of the program by the head of the program, the head of the Department and the semester's responsible.
  • Students from the previous year present examples of their work.

 

Timetable and curriculum

Find the timetable for your courses here.

Under each course you will find information about exams, schedules and faculty.


Information concerning curriculum is to be posted.

 

About the programme

The MSc in Sustainable Architecture at NTNU aims at educate and train building professionals in the use and development of competitive methods and solutions for lowering GHG emissions of the built environment in a life-cycle perspective. The curriculum of the MSc in Sustainable Architecture is structured around three main concerns related to the environmental impact of the built environment (I semester: optimizing environmental performance, II semester: minimizing environmental impact and III semester: integrated energy design processes). In the fourth semester students develop their Master thesis, as a research based report or design project. The program is open to both architects and engineers. Throughout the two year duration of the MSc programme, a holistic approach is emphasized which encompasses the many architectural expressions and possibilities within a zero emission built environment.


Admission

New students are admitted to the MSc program every August. EU / EEA / Norwegian students should apply by 1 March, and Non-EU/non-EEA students should apply by 1 December. Admission requriements


Job prospects

The MSc programme in Sustainable Architecture lies at the forefront of research, innovation and implementation related to reducing GHG emissions in architecture. Learning activities throughout the program are designed in such a way that the students are able to transfer the knowledge gained into their practice as future building professionals. The continuous focus on an integrated design methodology throughout the programme enables the students to perform in any building design team, both as co-workers and as leaders.


Course description

The curriculum of the MSc in Sustainable Architecture is structured around three main concerns related to the environmental impact of the built environment (I semester: environmental performance, II semester: environmental impact and III semester: integrated energy design). The focus of the theory and project courses run in each semester corresponds to the acquisition of specific knowledge and competence for lowering GHG emissions of buildings. In the fourth semester students develop their Master thesis, as a research based report or design project.


Councelling

Admission and administrative matters:
kontakt@iat.ntnu.no
 
Academic matters:
Luca Finocchiaro

 

Facts

Degree: Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture
Restricted admission:  Yes (20 students admitted)
Department: Faculty of Architecture and Design
Validity of information: 2018 - 2019
Place of study: Trondheim, Gløshaugen

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2019

The application portal will open in mid-October 

Do you have questions about your application? Please see our FAQ