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Master's programme in Sustainable Architecture Production

  • Number of credits 120 Credits
  • Study time 2 years (full time)
  • Level Master’s Degree
  • Starting Autumn Term 2015

This master's programme explores sustainable architecture in a holistic way including cultural, social and economic sustainability.

While studying

In the programme we investigate and design urban environments and contextual building structures. Architectural space and the reprogramming of existing buildings and environments in terms of density, use, texture and spatial qualities are the main focuses of investigations. The development of new constructions in cooperation with industry and the development of innovative strategies of sustainability are important part of the education programs and supplement a theoretical basis.

Study language is English.

Application is made in two steps.
Step 1: through the national online application service universityadmissions.se
Step 2: Portfolio sent to Umeå Institute of Design. More information about application and portfolio can be found at www.arch.umu.se.

Career opportunities

Given the fact that architecture is an international discipline the career as an architect is borderless. There is a need for knowledgde about sustainable architectural strategies in various places in the world. As an architect educated at UMA you will have skills to work with organizations, local companies and industries in various cultures.

This will be in terms of:
* scientific skills to be capable to make analysis of the need and develop the program for solutions.

* theoretical skills to establish critical analysis and develop coherent sustainable concepts for the design projects needed.

* artistic and innovative skills to be capable to make architectural design to support or generate strategies and solutions.

* communicative competences (graphic, digital, oral and writing) to be able to develop dialogues with users, contractors, organizations, specialists etc.

Application and eligibility

Master of Arts Programme in Sustainable Architecture Production, 120 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2015 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Programme starts

Autumn Term 2015

Type of studies

100%, Daytime

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Application code

UMU-M5108

Application

The application period is closed.

Number of places

20

Eligibility

A Bachelor degree in Architecture, at least 180 credits or its equivalent international education of similar length, portfolio and proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section) is also required. Application is made in two steps. Step 1: through the national online application service universityadmissions.se Step 2: Portfolio sent to Umeå School of Architecture. More information about application and portfolio can be found at www.arch.umu.se.

Selection

Selection among qualified applicants is based upon submitted portfolio material and interviews. Application is made in two steps. Step 1: through the national online application service universityadmissions.se Step 2: Portfolio sent to Umeå School of Architecture. More information about application and portfolio can be found at www.arch.umu.se.

Application and Tuition fees

Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.
Citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland are not required to pay application and tuition fees. However, you must provide proof of your citizenship (and fee-exempt status).

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 87,500

Total fee

SEK 350,000
For more details, visit University Admissions

Programme starts

Autumn Term 2015

Type of studies

100%, Daytime

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Application code

UMU-05108

Application

The application period is closed.

Number of places

20

Eligibility

A Bachelor degree in Architecture, at least 180 credits or its equivalent international education of similar length, portfolio and proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section) is also required. Application is made in two steps. Step 1: through the national online application service universityadmissions.se Step 2: Portfolio sent to Umeå School of Architecture. More information about application and portfolio can be found at www.arch.umu.se.

Selection

Selection among qualified applicants is based upon submitted portfolio material and interviews. Application is made in two steps. Step 1: through the national online application service universityadmissions.se Step 2: Portfolio sent to Umeå Institute of Design. More information about application and portfolio can be found at www.arch.umu.se.

Application and Tuition fees

Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.
Citizens of the EU/EEA and Switzerland are not required to pay application and tuition fees. However, you must provide proof of your citizenship (and fee-exempt status).

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 87,500

Total fee

SEK 350,000
For more details, visit University Admissions

Contact us

Contactpersons for the programme are: Carl-Johan Vesterlund, programme co-ordinator

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Programme is given by
Faculty of Science and Technology