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Kaunas University of Technology Master of Science in Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings
Kaunas University of Technology

Master of Science in Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings

Kaunas, Lithuania

18 Months

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

EUR 5,157 / per year

On-Campus

Introduction

The Master’s study program “Sustainable and Energy-efficient Buildings” is designed for persons that graduated from the Bachelor’s study programs in Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Building Engineering Systems or Energy Engineering and those willing to gain knowledge and be able to systematically analyze, assess and design building engineering systems, building micro-climate, building conformity with the principles of sustainable construction, energy costs, renewable energy source technology, system management principles, energy accumulation, transmission and consumption technology, perform their maintenance and be able to carry out the building energy efficiency inspection.

Studies are usually conducted in the evenings, but some academic classes take place during the day.

Values

1. Growing demand in specialists understanding the principles of sustainable construction

There has been an increasing demand for qualified specialists analyzing, modeling, and designing advanced building engineering systems, having knowledge of the principles of sustainable construction and being able to systematically think and solve the problems related to thermal comfort, building inside environment micro-climate parameters, safety assurance, and similar engineering problems.

2. Studies oriented towards the present and future market demands

The study program is oriented towards research capacity and systematic thinking by maintaining the strong nature of applied sciences. The study program is related to the transition to zero carbon dioxide emission construction, energy-generating buildings, and integration of advanced, energy-efficient systems in the buildings, as well as sustainable harmony with the environment.

3. Broad career opportunities

Graduates may conduct research in R&D institutions, be managers, the highest category designers, or BIM project managers in design or manufacturing enterprises and organizations engaged in the building energy assessment, design of engineering systems, expert, consultancy, construction execution, and supervision activities. The graduates may also establish and develop independent construction businesses, work in international companies in the field of engineering equipment and system development.

4. Demand for specialists in the market

Having graduated from the Master’s study program “Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Buildings”, the graduates are able to work in many Lithuanian enterprises, such as AB “Kauno Energija”, UAB “Caverion Lietuva”, UAB “Vitaterma”, UAB “Enso Projects”, UAB “Terma”, UAB “Veda”, UAB “Rusnė”, UAB “ClimPro”, as well as in foreign companies, for instance, “ENER-G Controls” (Great Britain).

5. Smooth study process

Lecturers that take part in the study process are not only professionals, but they also apply flexible lecture schedules, consultancy times and they try to make students interested and involved in scientific research.

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