Graduate Certificate in Green Architecture

Algonquin College

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Graduate Certificate in Green Architecture
Duration1 Year
LevelMasters Certificate Program
  • Designed for students who want to improve the current situation through advanced knowledge and application of sustainable design strategies
  • Students are exposed to a specialized range of design strategies and technologies that reduce environmental impact, make buildings healthier and livable for people and achieve these goals in an economical way
  • The curriculum includes courses in materials and methods designed to provide sustainable energy conservation improvements, reduce reliance on fossil fuels and harness the energy resources of the sun, wind and water
  • As part of the regular curriculum, students complete the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) course: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Preparation Course
  • Graduates may find employment with architectural, engineering, design and construction firms, Green building consultants, government agencies and related fields
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees842369 INR
Hostel & Meals591835 INR
Insurance40187 INR
Transportation25810 INR
Books, supplies & colour print cost80836 INR
Student Activity Fee24135 INR
Residence application fee4331 INR
Technology Fee18419 INR
Program Ancillary Fee17322 INR
Miscellaneous Expense66401 INR
Personal Expenses245280 INR
Health Service Fees2310 INR
Total1116866 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold an Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent in a related field, such as Architecture, Architectural Technology, Architectural Technician, Building Construction Technician, Building Engineering Technology, or Interior Design
  • Applicants without the required diploma or degree will be assessed individually and will be required to complete an Eligibility Package
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 55% or higher and university transcripts, with 6 or fewer retakes for a 3 year bachelor, and 8 or fewer retakes for a 4+ year bachelor
ExamsTOEFL: 88
  • With the minimum of 22 in each component

IELTS: 6.5
  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each band

PTE: 60

Additional info
  • Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their Architectural work (in PDF format) which demonstrates knowledge and skills in the following four areas:
    • Architectural building design fundamentals (site planning, floor planning, massing, and working with a building program)
    • Architectural drawing skills, both by hand and using Architectural computer software such as AutoCAD and Revit Architecture
    • Fundamental knowledge of building science, materials, technology, and systems (architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical)
    • Fundamental knowledge of building codes and regulations
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