Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5B 2K3

Building Science (MBSc)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Description The Master of Building Science program at Ryerson University is an interdisciplinary graduate program unique in Canada. It offers graduates of building-related programs an opportunity to explore the building science principles necessary to deliver sustainable buildings. The program provides high quality, professionally relevant, graduate education for students considering careers in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. This program offers students the opportunity to develop sound knowledge in areas such as detail design, building performance, human interaction, life cycle analysis, performance assessment, construction processes and forensic investigation of problems. It seeks to apply fundamental science principles to the components of a building, its users and the environment. The diversity of student backgrounds encourages an interdisciplinary approach and offers graduates from various building-industry related programs an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in the field of building science and sustainability.
Website: Building Science (MBSc) at Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 27, 2018