Masters Programs in Building Services

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Building Services

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A master’s degree is typically earned after the completion of undergraduate coursework. These highly specialized studies can typically be completed in a few years, although some programs take a year or less to complete.

What is a Master in Building Services? Building services is a broad field that includes elements of electrical and mechanical engineering and public health. Master’s degrees are often highly specialized, so students will often choose an area of focus from topics like design, materials sourcing or project management. Courses could include fire detection and prevention, lightning protection, and electricity supply and distribution. Students will learn how to improve current buildings and methods that can be used for the construction of new structures.

The benefits experienced when earning a master’s degree are enjoyed by many students. Students will learn a variety of skills that can be applied in the workplace. Because of the highly practical elements of this degree it can lead to lucrative employment.

The cost of a Master in Building Services will depend on where you earn your degree and the type of institution issuing it. A master’s can typically be earned in a short amount of time, which impacts costs. Each program will have varying costs, so contact the school directly for more information.

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning, electrical technology and construction are all industries that may have opportunities for students who have earned a Master in Building Services. Careers within these fields are often lucrative and offer opportunity for advancement; some will also include the chance to travel internationally. Some jobs could include supervising structure construction, design and development of electrical systems, and energy saving methods for construction.

If you are ready to advance your career and learn exciting information about your field, apply for a master’s degree program online today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Engineering Leadership in High Performance Buildings

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. [+]

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. Graduates of this program will have the technical and leadership skills to improve the energy performance of existing buildings and design integrated high-performance energy systems for new buildings.

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This unique master’s degree program will:

deepen your knowledge of building energy systems design and modelling; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that balances advanced engineering modelling and design with green building and regenerative design theories and applications; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes project work, seminars, conferences and other innovative teaching strategies; give you hands-on experience developing real-world solutions for clients through two capstone projects; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. ... [-]

Master Energy Efficiency Of Building Systems

Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Romania Bucharest

After the first cycle of studies (license), the Master "Energy efficiency of building systems," adds EEITB engineers skills, in-depth knowledge in key areas of research developed in our Faculty: energy buildings, comfort in indoor environments, the behavior of technical building systems (ventilation, heating, refrigeration, packing unit of the air, electrical, lighting, sanitation, automatic management, acoustics, atmospheric pollution and filtration systems, renewable energy sources). [+]

After the first cycle of studies (license), the Master "Energy efficiency of building systems," adds EEITB engineers skills, in-depth knowledge in key areas of research developed in our Faculty: energy buildings, comfort in indoor environments, the behavior of technical building systems (ventilation, heating, refrigeration, packing unit of the air, electrical, lighting, sanitation, automatic management, acoustics, atmospheric pollution and filtration systems, renewable energy sources). The courses are based on topics such as: Advanced technical thermodynamics (compressible gas dynamics, irreversible thermodynamics with finite speed, non-conventional energy systems) fluid mechanics (boundary layer turbulence, CFD) Electrical Power (theoretical electrical engineering, power systems transient and non-sinusoidal regime) numerical modeling and simulation of the behavior of equipment and facility systems, experimental methods of monitoring the operation of facilities systems complex systems of technical management, renewable and efficient energy, materials, "smart" equipment and systems used in buildings with very low energy consumption, the power-generating performance evaluation methods of installation systems (audit and energy certification of buildings). Most courses of the Masters has directed work or practical work. The last half is allocated to the development of the dissertation thesis and practical placements. The Skills and Professional Career At the end of the Masters students can easily develop a career in basic research (modeling and simulation) or in experimental research - civil engineering, activitées become very well also requested for project engineers, inspection engineers and experts. Practical skills obtained also allow better working assembly facilities in design (for systems of all degrees of complexity) or operating systems of... [-]

Master of the Built Environment in the Field of Housing (MBE Housing)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. [+]

Masters in Building Services. MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. Benefits of the programme The MBE Housing develops practical, managerial, analytical, and spatial skills as well as social and cultural sensitivities to meet housing challenges in the unevenly developing world. Curriculum Outline/Modules taught Housing Theory Concepts and Policy (20 points) Housing Finance and Law (20 points) Social and Technical Sustainability in Housing (20 points) Management of Existing Housing Stock or Housing Seminar on Upgrading of Informal Settlements (20 points) Research Methods (10 points) Research Report (90 points) Closing dates 31 August (non-South African students) 31 October (South African citizens and permanent residents) The closing date for short courses is one week before start of the course. Duration F/T 12 months, or P/T 24 months (block release). The degree consists of coursework and research. Courses (whether for the degree or as short courses) are offered one after the other, each taking two and half months and including two two-day teaching blocks spaced three to four weeks apart. Careers Graduates from the MBE Housing are marketable in several areas of professional practice - government housing departments and agencies, the service or NGO sector, the construction industry, consulting firms, parastatal or corporate sectors and local... [-]

Master's Degree In Sustainable Building

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The University Master in Sustainable Building (MUES) is an official year-long study cycle whose purpose is to train professionals in the areas of sustainability. [+]

Introduction The Master's Degree in Sustainable Building (MUES) Is a one-year official study cycle designed to train professionals in the areas of sustainability. The theme to be developed is currently of great interest due to the entry into force of various national and European regulations, such as the Horizon 2020, Which condition the future of new buildings. From 2020 it will be mandatory that all new buildings be Almost zero power consumption, For that reason the Master has as objective the formation of qualified and specialized professionals that cover this necessity. The training contents, with a Significant practical load, Are oriented to provide professional skills to the student to Respond to the current and future demand of sustainability experts. This higher cycle of studies also promotes the Research career, Directing it towards the doctorate in matters related to the sustainable building, of maximum actuality. The study plan Includes 3 specialties: Certification of sustainability in the building Certification of structural verification Energy audit and certification in building Why study the degree Career prospects The Master will have a mixed orientation, professional and research, a necessary way to increase the contribution of knowledge to the building sector. One of the aims of the Master is to train specialized building professionals capable of achieving the convergence objectives set out in the most recent European directives for sustainable growth (Horizon 2020) and included in the Energy Saving and Efficiency Action Plan Spanish State, which will generate a great demand for specialized professionals. In addition,... [-]

Master - Heat Localities And Enterprises

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The program combines theoretical and practical training in the field of design, construction, installation and operation of heat and gas supply systems, ventilation and air conditioning of buildings and heat-generating plants, engineering and equipment construction projects, the introduction of energy-saving and environmental technologies. [+]

Masters in Building Services. Program Overview The program combines theoretical and practical training in the field of design, construction, installation and operation of heat and gas supply systems, ventilation and air conditioning of buildings and heat-generating plants, engineering and equipment construction projects, the introduction of energy-saving and environmental technologies. The program deals with the problems of high technologies; system engineering analysis, mathematical modeling and research activities. acquired competence conducting surveys to assess the status of natural and natural and man-made objects; determining initial design data, and calculation justification monitoring objects; possession of methods of assessing the innovative potential, the risk of the commercialization of the project, feasibility study designed objects and products; knowledge of methods of design and monitoring of buildings and structures, their structural elements, including methods of calculation justification, including the use of general-purpose and specialized software and computer systems and computer-aided design; development of conceptual, technical and detailed designs of complex objects, including the use of computer-aided design; knowledge of methods of designing of engineering systems of buildings and structures, their structural elements, including methods of engineering analysis systems and professional calculation software. Competitive advantages highly faculty; opportunity to participate in research projects; availability of modern laboratory and technological base for the educational process and scientific research; integration of educational and scientific processes involving design research organizations; Partnership with leading construction and engineering companies of the Far Eastern region. The area of ​​professional activity and employment professional activity area includes: design, construction, operation, monitoring, and reconstruction of... [-]

Master Degree in Engineering of Building Processes and Systems (Curriculum Historic Buildings Rehabilitation)

University of Bologna School of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Italy Ravenna China Shanghai + 2 more

The HBR (Historic Building Rehabilitation) international curriculum of the Masters in Engineering of Building Processes and Systems was built to meet the needs of new professionals, able to integrate the functions traditionally found within the process, by focusing on the critical analysis of the historical heritage, the diagnosis of conservation conditions, the definition of procedures and techniques for consolidation and rehabilitation of the artefacts, by applying effective methods and solutions, compatible with the protection of the heritage characters. More information here: http://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/HistoricBuildings/Pages/default.aspx [+]

The innovation in both technical and organizational structure is increasing the complexity of the building process. The emergence of more stringent requirements and the intense penetration of new materials and technologies take special relevance in consolidation, recovery and rehabilitation of historic buildings, which is a market segment in steady expansion. The growing cultural value attributed to the existing building and the economic and environmental benefits associated with its conservation are expanding this market, whose further development fuels a demand for high-profile skills, able to meet its specific characteristics and constraints. The HBR (Historic Building Rehabilitation) international curriculum of the Masters in Engineering of Building Processes and Systems was built to meet these needs of new professionals, able to integrate the functions traditionally found within the process, by focusing on the critical analysis of the historical heritage, the diagnosis of conservation conditions, the definition of procedures and techniques for consolidation and rehabilitation of the artefacts, by applying effective methods and solutions, compatible with the protection of the heritage characters. The course is a two-years Master “second cycle Degree” requiring the students to obtain 120 ECTS. The program is two years in duration and is divided into four terms. In the first year, courses are mainly oriented to address basic issues of the Master’s studies: History of Italian and European Architecture; Conservation Theory of Historic Buildings and Heritage Conservation; Survey of Historic Buildings, Materials and Technologies for Historic Buildings; Advanced Structural Mechanics and Mechanics of Historic Masonry and Wood Structures. Additionally, a... [-]

Master of Renovation of Buildings and Facilities

European Polytechnical University
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Bulgaria Pernik

Reconstruction and modernization are considered in the context of durability, reliability and improved operating parameters of the microclimate for energy efficiency. [+]

Masters in Building Services. Master of Renovation of Buildings and Facilities ADMISSION: on documents; REQUIREMENTS: applicants with acquired Bachelor degree on Civil Engineering or similar programs, higher education, recognized in EU; average rating of the diploma - Good; document for English language proficiency. DURATION: 1,5 academic years (3 semesters). DIPLOMA: Master in Renovation of Buildings and Facilities. This Master's program is designed for graduated civil engineers to extend their knowledge in the area of reconstruction and modernization of building and facilities. Reconstruction and modernization are considered in the context of durability, reliability and improved operating parameters of the microclimate for energy efficiency. The graduates will gain professional knowledge and skills to: resolve structural and technological issues related to the renovation of buildings and facilities, including repair and strengthening of building constructions, selection and application of appropriate interior and exterior materials and systems, and management and economic efficiency. The graduates will be prepared to find professional realization as: Designers of building and facilities, subject to renewal, reconstruction and modernization; Consultants, technical experts and managers of activities related to renovation and reconstruction of buildings and facilities; Professionals monitoring bodies, international organizations in the field of construction, consulting companies, etc. Note: The fees are €1000 per semester for EU students and €2000 per semester for non-EU students. All excellent students study FREE of any charges. The student loan information can be found on this page: http://epu.bg/index.php/en/application/students-loans [-]

Masters - Construction Of High-rise And Long-span Buildings

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Russia Arkhangelsk

Design and construction of high-rise buildings and long-span structures - this is a special area of ​​construction, is fundamentally different from the construction [+]

MA - Construction of high-rise and long-span buildings Qualifications: Specialist

Language teaching subjects: Russian (for students who do not speak Russian language, provided preparatory course)

Objects of professional activity. Design and construction of high-rise buildings and long-span structures - this is a special area of ​​construction, is fundamentally different from the construction of conventional buildings. With the development of building science and technology around the world is rapidly increasing the number of constructed high-rise buildings and long-span structures, design and construction of which requires special training of engineers.

A graduate of the specialty "Construction of unique buildings and structures" manages the collection, collation and analysis of baseline data for the design, calculates and construction of unique buildings and facilities using the most modern computer programs, is preparing a project and working documentation, design of complete design and engineering works.... [-]