M.Sc. On Campus

Energy Smart Innovation in the Built Environment

Halmstad University

24 months
14040 EUR/year
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The Energy Smart Innovation in the Built Environment programme of Halmstad University gives you a better understanding of renewable energy in the built environment and you do practical work to apply solutions to one of the major issues of our time: how we build an urban society where energy consumption and energy supply are sustainable in the long term.


About the education

Courses and competencies in focus

The programme focuses on the technology of smart energy solutions in the built environment, as well as on principles for the successful implementation of these. In the first semester of the Energy Smart Innovation in the Built Environment programme of Halmstad University, you take joint courses in the programme's main field of study. In this way, students acquire a common knowledge base on construction and energy technology. This is followed by courses aimed at deeper technical knowledge, as well as knowledge of innovation processes linked to the implementation of energy solutions in the built environment.

The programme is conducted in English.

After the education


The program leads to a Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Construction Engineering with specialisation in Renewable Energy.

Opportunities for further studies

After the programme, you are qualified to apply for doctoral and PhD studies, for example in the University's own third cycle courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Efficiency and Moisture Control in Buildings
  • Scientific Methods and Academic Writing
  • Construction Innovation and Change Management
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Management of Innovation Projects
  • Heating, Cooling and Indoor Climate

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (equivalent of 180 Swedish credit points/ECTS credits at an accredited university) in Building Technology, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. 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 in Swedish Upper-Secondary School.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14040 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28081 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 288,000 SEK per full programme

Living costs for Halmstad

6900 - 9530 SEK /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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