Building Science and TechnologyTechnische Universität Wien
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- Wien (Österreich)
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The program is open to graduates with degrees from one of the following accredited national or international degree-granting programs (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) architecture, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, and cognitive sciences. Furthermore, candidates with degrees from universities of applied sciences with commensurate qualification may be accepted. Other prerequisites are proficiency in English and familiarity with basic computing tools.
Significant social, economic and environmental changes are creating a growing demand for high-performance and sustainable buildings. Advancements in science and technology make it feasible to design, construct, and operate buildings that are ever more diverse in function and shape as well as more energy-efficient and responsive to occupants’ needs.
Students in the graduate program Building Science and Technology at the Faculty of Architecture and Planning learn how to apply scientific methods and state-of-the-art technologies in order to address the multi-faceted challenges posed by high-performance and sustainable buildings.
- Building Performance
- Sustainable Design
- Design Computing
- Rapid Prototyping
- Taught in English
- Interdisciplinary and international
- State-of-the-art computational design software, building performance modelling software, building diagnostics instruments, and rapid prototyping laboratory
- Exposure to R&D environment
- Possibility to pursue doctoral (Ph.D.) studies at Vienna University of Technology
The program’s graduates are well-prepared to pursue careers in professional practices, consulting firms, industry, research, development organizations, and academic institutions.
3 semesters of full-time studies, 1 semester Master’s project (120 ECTS). Graduation from the program is contingent on successful course exams and the completion of a Master’s project, which is documented in a thesis and defended in a final oral exam administered by a committee.
The Master Building Science and Technology is a two year program, which is divided into 3 semesters of full-time studies and 1 semester dedicated to the Master’s project (120 ECTS total). The curriculum consists of 3 modules: “Fundamentals”, “Design Computing”, “Building Performance”. These core modules are complemented by “Electives in Architecture”, "Concentration" and “Free electives and additional qualifications”.
Admission Closing Date
The official closing date for admissions is October 31, however, applications by international students should be received no later than August 31. Classes start on the first Monday of October. There is also the possibility to start in the summer semester, however the "Fundamentals" module is only being offered during the winter semester.