Master of Science in High Performance Buildings


The Master of Science in High Performance Buildings (HPB) gives candidates the opportunity to develop optimized building concepts, integrating various components of holistic design methodology, building physics, building climatology and comfort, energy-efficiency, environmental sources, building services systems, building aerodynamics, thermal and fluid dynamic CFD simulations, lighting design, building operation, as well as green urban modelling. The programme provides for advanced skills in specialization and scientific research of building physics coupled with architectural design, preparing students for professional as well as research and development settings at national and international levels.

Course Duration

5 Semesters

Entry Requirements

Relevant degree, MQF Level 5 qualification and adequate professional experience are also considered.

Careers & Progression

An architecture degree gives you visual, planning and technical skills meaning you'll be set up for a creative, design-based career

Job options
Jobs directly related to your degree include:

Architectural technologist
Building control surveyor
CAD technician
Fire risk assessor
Interior and spatial designer
Town planner
Urban designer

Exit Strategy

Post-Graduate Certificate in High Performance Buildings (30 Credits)
Post- Graduate Diploma in High Performance Buildings (60 Credits)
Full Master in High Performance Buildings (90 Credits)