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Master's Program in Creative Sustainability - MSc in Architecture or Technology

Aalto University
2 years
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Master's degree
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Master's Program in Creative Sustainability - MSc in Architecture or Technology

The most significant development challenges of sustainability are associated with climate change, global poverty, social and economic inequality as well as demographic changes and adaptation to rapid global economic changes. Global and local challenges and the complexity of future scenarios require strengthening the multidisciplinary approach between technology, environment, and architecture.

The International Master's Degree program in Creative Sustainability (CS): Architecture or Technology is a joint Program between Aalto University's School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business, and School of Engineering. The CS Program is a multidisciplinary learning platform in the fields of business, design, architecture, landscape planning, real estate, and urban planning.

Competence areas covered in CS Program

  • Multidisciplinary approach: developing capabilities in adapting knowledge, skills and new approaches to reach collaborative solutions based on ecological, economical and socio-cultural sustainability.
  • Systems approach: integrating analytic and systemic thinking into critical problem solving that creates new holistic understanding about complex situations in society. The emphasis is on global awareness within the context of local communities and the co-evolution of sustainability problems and solutions.
  • Business management: developing new approaches and skills for creating sustainable business models and improvement of business ethics and corporate responsibility.
  • Design thinking: enhancing creative problem solving capabilities that utilises the methods of the design process in defining the problem, generating ideas and obtaining solutions.
  • Project management: enhancing capabilities in multidisciplinary team leadership and communication in versatile industrial, urban and business environments that promotes sustainability in various cultural contexts.

Admission requirements

Applicants to the Master's Degree Program in Creative Sustainability (CS): Architecture or Technology at Aalto University must:

  • Be proficient in English
  • Possess a relevant Bachelor´s degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university
  • Previous knowledge/courses related to this degree Program

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Upon the completion of the this degree, students will receive a Master's of Science in Creative Sustainability: MSc in Artchitecture or MSc in from Aalto University.

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Aalto University

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community of bold thinkers, where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future....

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