Construction - Sustainable Built Environment, Master | Online (optional) | Massey University | Palmerston North, New Zealand
Master On Campus Online

Construction - Sustainable Built Environment

12 months
23821 USD/year
4439 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Construction - Sustainable Built Environment at Massey University will teach you the theory and practice for creating a sustainable built environment.


About Construction - Sustainable Built Environment at Massey University

The strategies and techniques of sustainable design and construction for the built environment include:

  • Green procurement
  • Design for Excellence (DfX)
  • Sustainable construction techniques and practice
  • Zero-carbon buildings
  • Constructability, operation and maintenance considerations.

Climate change presents specific challenges that require innovations during the entire lifecycle of projects. You’ll be introduced to many aspects influencing the building project lifecycle including:

  • Climate change
  • The principles of sustainability
  • The UN Sustainable Development Goals relevant to the built environment.

You’ll be able to lead the development of sustainable built environments and zero-carbon built environment industry initiatives.


Construction consultants, public policy, engineering consultants and government agencies all require skilled people with a knowledge and understanding of how climate change and zero carbon initiatives will impact the built environment and how to create a more sustainable construction industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability and Climate Change for Construction Industry
  • Sustainable Property Development
  • Research Methods in Built Environment
  • Energy-Efficient Building Design
  • Sustainable Buildings and Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate
  • Current passport
  • Residency visa
  • Citizenship certificate
  • English language proficiency documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23821 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23821 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4439 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per year during 12 months.

National: 7,927 NZD International: 42,530 NZD

Living costs for Palmerston North

1100 - 2100 NZD /month
Living costs

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


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