Master's Program in Energy Smart Innovation in the Built Environment

Halmstad University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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About this program

Master's Program in Energy Smart Innovation in the Built Environment

The Program focuses on the technology behind smart energy solutions in the built environment, and on principles for successful implementation of these solutions. Many courses contain larger projects where you work in close collaboration with regional construction and energy companies.

Admission requirements

Target Audience

Anyone with a Bachelor's degree in the relevant study area (see entry requirements) who wants to get engaged in solving one of the great challenges of our time creating urban environments which are sustainable over time when it comes to energy usage and supply.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Building Technology, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or the equivalent of 180 Swedish credit points or 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university. Including courses of 7.5 credits within the field of Building Technology, 7.5 credits Project Management, 7.5 credits Engineering Mechanics and 7.5 credits Applied Physics or the equivalent, and 22.5 credits Mathematics. Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 (Swedish Upper-Secondary School).

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Energy Efficiency and Moisture Control in Buildings 7.5 credits
  • Scientific Methods and Academic Writing 7.5 credits
  • Construction Innovation and Change Management 7.5 credits
  • Renewable Energy Systems 7.5 credits

Semester 2

  • Management of Innovation Projects 7.5 credits
  • Heating, Cooling and Indoor Climate 7.5 credits
  • Business Model Innovation 7.5 credits
  • Renewable Electricity and Storage 7.5 credits

Semester 3

  • Finance in Construction and Energy Systems, 7.5 credits
  • Exergy Analysis in the Built Environment 7.5 credits
  • Smart Technology for Sustainability 7.5 credits
  • Built Environment and Energy Distribution 7.5 credits

Semester 4

  • Master Thesis in Engineering Construction, focus on Renewable Energy 30 credits

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

About this institute

Halmstad University

Studying in Sweden and at Halmstad University gives you a head start in the international job market. Here you will receive a modern education, characterised by creativity, gender equality, non-hierarchy and new teaching methods. In Sweden, people are generally very...

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Halmstad University

Kristian IV:s väg 3
301 18 Halmstad

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