Offered Programmes

M.Arch. (Master of Architecture Sustainable Architecture)

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Programme Overview

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch) in Sustainable Architecture is of two years duration. Students who take up this course get to learn about the increasing environmental challenges which are faced by the building industry. Students get to know about the sustainable solutions that they need to provide keeping in mind the environmental and socio-economic problems.

Programme Outcomes

  • icon Development of Design Skills - Once the M.Archins sustainable architecture is completed, students develop skills for designing energy efficient buildings
  • icon Independent Decision Making Skill - In a complex and unpredictable situation related to building or architecture, one will be able to take a call as to how to resolve the issue
  • icon Creative Development - One’s intellectual, professional as well as creative development takes place while one is pursuing M.Arch in sustainable development.
  • icon Syllabus - pdf iconM.Arch


Admission Enquiry

Key Information


2 Years


Candidate with a minimum of 50% Marks in aggregate in Bachelor of Architecture degree course or its equivalent courses recognized by Council of Architecture, New Delhi and its equivalent like B.E. civil etc. Candidates must have appeared for the ET M.ARCH.-2023 Computer based Online Entrance Test, conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune at designated centers.

Intake: 20 (Foreign/NRI /PIO/Institutional Quota 15% - 3 seats out of 20 seats)

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Career Prospects

The wide array of job opportunities that are available for those who have completed their M.Arch in sustainable development are:

  • Independent Energy consultants
  • Senior/management position in academic research and professional practice
  • Specialists to design energy efficient buildings
  • Sustainable Architect
  • Transit Architect
  • Project Designer



The General Structure

The syllabus focuses on the four building environments namely: Thermal, Luminous, Acoustics and Aqueous. In order to equip students with sustainable architectural practices they are introduced to various areas in the field such as energy management evaluation criteria for green buildings, environmental laws and research methods along with design responses to each environment in detail. Internship, site visits and workshops are introduced in the syllabus to gain practical knowledge in the field.

Broad Areas of Study:

  • Sustainable Building Design Principles
  • Sustainable Material And Technology
  • Climate Responsive Architecture
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Systems And Efficiency
  • Energy Efficient Building Design
  • Energy Audit
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Evaluation Criteria For Green Buildings
  • Environmental Laws And Legislation
  • Research Methodology
  • Sustainable Settlement Planning.
  • Open Electives