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About

The Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability) programme is a 1-year multi-disciplinary educational programme. The aim of the programme is to offer graduates of different disciplines, who are engaged in design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of building systems and services, an opportunity to acquire knowledge and practice in the broad field of Building Performance and Sustainability.

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Overview

The aim of the programme in Building Performance and Sustainability from National University of Singapore is to offer graduates of different disciplines, who are engaged in design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of building systems and services, an opportunity to acquire knowledge and practice in the broad field of Building Performance and Sustainability.

What you'll study

This knowledge is vital for those engaged in such activities in the 21st century that confronts mankind with irreversible effects of climate change and potentially adverse consequences now and in the future. This global phenomenon necessitates a paradigm shift towards creating buildings that are not only comfortable and healthy for the occupants but are also sustainable. 

Whilst the Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability) programme is firmly embedded with the challenges and issues in the building sector faced in the rapidly developing urbanization of cities in the tropical belt of the world that has the potential to impact in excess of 2 billion people, it also addresses similar fundamental issues related to other climates and cultures elsewhere in The world.

Why NUS Msc in Building Performance and Sustainability

   1. Acquire a sound understanding of the importance of sustainability in building creation, as well as the operation and maintenance of building systems, through a multi-disciplinary approach.

   2. Bene­fit from lecturers with international standing. 

   3. Enjoy meaningful interaction with fellow students from diverse professional backgrounds.

   4. Graduate with an internationally recognised degree and be quali­fied for practice in the broad field of Building Performance and Sustainability.

Programme Structure

The Master of Science (Building Performance and Sustainability) is a multi-disciplinary educational programme that can be completed in 1 year.

 

Students will need to complete 40 modular credits (MC) in-order to graduate. Typically, there are 3 study options:

1)  12 MC on essential modules + 28 MC on prescribed elective modules OR

2)  12 MC on essential modules + 20 MC on prescribed elective modules + 8 MC on unrestricted elective modules OR

3)  12 MC on essential modules + 20 MC on prescribed elective modules + 8 MC on dissertation.

 

Typically, each module is 4 MC. The unrestricted electives enable students to pursue their academic interests and aspirations by reading modules of any Department/Faculty. The unrestricted elective modules will have to be a graduate-level. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a bachelor’s degree with honours in a relevant discipline, preferably with relevant practical experience or a bachelor’s degree with at least three years of relevant experience;
  • A good TOEFL score (580) or equivalent is required of applicants whose medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28734 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28734 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28734 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28734 EUR per year during 12 months.

SGD $45,000 

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Building Performance and Sustainability
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National University of Singapore

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