Masters Degree in Energy Engineering in Sweden

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Individuals who are dedicated to the environment and enjoy science and technology may be interested in studying energy engineering. This area of study provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to manage energy facilities, extract natural resources properly and develop technologies that lead to sustainable energy sources.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Top Master Programs in Energy Engineering in Sweden 2017

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Master in Solar Energy Engineering (1 year or 2 years)

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Borlänge

With an ideal blend of theory and practical inputs, this is one of DU's most outstanding programmes. Extensive research work at the (SERC) Solar Energy Research Center ensures you are exposed to all relevant subjects of solar energy engineering. Upon completion of the programme, you will have excellent job opportunities in the fast-growing solar industry in Europe as well as in other countries. Many graduates continue their academic career as PhD students and become researchers and teachers at universities throughout the world. Programme graduates have formed an active worldwide Alumni network that supports current students in the development of suitable thesis projects and later as they begin their professional careers. Master programme in Solar Energy Engineering www.du.se/en/solar Master Programme in Solar Energy Engineering, 60 credits (1 year) Master Programme in Solar Energy Engineering, 120 credits (2 years) Location: Campus Borlänge Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Career Opportunities: Work in the PV and solar thermal industry, designing, researching and developing new solar technologies for various national and international companies [+]

This Master’s Degree Programme is based on the research work at the Solar Energy Research Center (SERC) at Dalarna University. The programme started in 1999 under the name “European Solar Engineering School (ESES)”. Since then about 250 students have taken the programme and most of them work today as solar experts in the solar industry and as researchers and teachers at universities all over the world.

Why should you take this programme? Solar energy will play a crucial role in the supply of future energy on Earth. Solar energy engineers are already required in many sectors of the energy industry. This one year master’s degree programme has an ideal blend of theory and practical elements that give students an optimal start for their solar career. You will study while in close contact with teachers and researchers at (SERC). In the courses you will be trained on real-case projects. The international character of the programme and its participants will allow you to work in multinational companies and to create a worldwide network for your future career. Who should study Solar Energy? ... [-]

Master in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy ME3

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Nowadays, environmental protection and sustainability within the chemical processing and energy industries are of major concerns. In a near future, experts predict that the energy demand will drastically increase, especially because of the spectacular [+]

Nowadays, environmental protection and sustainability within the chemical processing and energy industries are of major concerns. In a near future, experts predict that the energy demand will drastically increase, especially because of the spectacular industrial and economic growth of the emerging countries. In such a context, meeting the energy needs of society without serious adverse impacts on humanity and the environment is a world challenge. Whilst generating energy with minimal environmental impact falls within the broad scope of engineering, managing the demand for energy is in the realm of economics and social sciences. In most cases, these issues are interrelated and global solutions and strategies have to be found. The original feature of the ME3 Master's programme is to combine Energy and Environmental Process Engineering with Management and Social Sciences. It aims at offering a well-balanced education to future engineers and managers having the adequate skills to solve environmental and energy issues through an integrated approach, combining technological development and innovations together with the consideration of human, social and economic constraints. The ME3 Masters is thus addressed to engineers and managers, who will work in Europe or in other regions of the world, to monitor complex social-technical systems related to Environment and Energy. Changes in the programme may occur. [-]

Master in Energy Innovation

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

There are five joint Master's programmes in Energy Innovation offered at KTH through KIC InnoEnergy. All programmes are in the field of sustainable energy and give a rare combination of engineering and entrepreneurship. The programmes deliver [+]

Best Masters in Energy Engineering in Sweden 2017. There are five joint Master's programmes in Energy Innovation offered at KTH through KIC InnoEnergy. All programmes are in the field of sustainable energy and give a rare combination of engineering and entrepreneurship. The programmes deliver cutting-edge knowledge in fields crucial to meeting today’s global energy challenges and enables you to study at two universities in two different European countries, receiving a double degree. KIC InnoEnergy has created seven Master's programme joint between European top universities. Five of these programmes are partially hosted by KTH. - Energy for Smart Cities (SMCS) - Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) - Nuclear Energy (EMINE) - Renewable Energy (RENE) - Smart Electrical Networks and Systems (SENSE) Energy for Smart Cities (SMCS) The programme is ideal for graduates who are fascinated by energy technology and interested in environmental and socio-economic factors, as well as the electrical and thermo-mechanical aspects. It focuses on end-users of the electrical value chain; the citizen, the company or the city. During your first year, electrical and mechanical engineering courses are combined with general socio-economic, but still energy-related, subjects. An integrated project is also included. Your second year continues with a Master’s degree project and some elective courses, both general, broadening and option specific. The programme also organises a summer school to sharpen participants’ entrepreneurial skills in the energy sector. It includes soft skills such as team-building, networking, leadership, entrepreneurship and intercultural communication skills, all fuelled by interesting conversations with professionals from the energy industry, consultancy firms and municipalities. Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems Sustainable energy services is one of the key issues for humanity, considering the complete environmental footprint for the services delivered. The programme starts from the concept of basic renewable energy sources (sun, wind, geothermal) and considers the pathways towards a future sustainable energy system. The curriculum rests on a strong foundation in thermal sciences, emphasising the thermodynamic tools of exergy and thermoeconomic analysis. The programme is operated by a consortium consisting of seven universities and their associated industry partners. It offers extended industrial contacts integrated throughout the whole programme, especially as part of internships and seminars/workshops. The curriculum is jointly offered with teacher mobility for certain common lectures, but also remote teaching by specialist teachers. The programme offers modern and interactive learning material including virtual workshops which enhances the student learning process. Each year a kick-off and a spring seminar bring together first and second year students from all partner universities. These events give the students the possibility for networking and group discussions in an international setting. Nuclear Energy (EMINE) As a significant contributor to energy supply security and diversity, the nuclear industry is a key component of EU energy policy. For example, the price of nuclear electricity is competitive and predictable, and carbon emissions are low and comparable with the best renewable. Nuclear energy is also a potential low-carbon substitute for fossil-fuel-based combined heat and power production. The programme will help provide the industry, which already employs around 400,000 people in Europe, with the highly-qualified engineers required to meet the ambitious nuclear expansion plans that many countries are now drawing up. As a student, you receive the high-level technical education required to master the engineering complexities of nuclear power generation, as well as business training related to innovation issues and energy management. The programme thus helps you integrate the technical aspects of the nuclear industry with key political, economic and social issues. The uniqueness of the programme lies in the involvement of its industrial partners. Four major players of nuclear energy, AREVA, EDF, ENDESA and Vattenfall, take active part in the master programme. The CEA is also actively involved in EMINE, thus contributing its expertise as one of the most important research centres in nuclear energy in Europe. Renewable Energy (RENE) Thanks to the strong partnership between universities, innovation centrers and energy companies, the programme will provide you with a holistic understanding of the renewable energy field. You will gain state-of-the-art knowledge and expertise in fundamental renewable energy disciplines covering the value chain from power generation to storage and transmission. Mobility is a key part of the KIC InnoEnergy educational and innovation strategy. The programme offers you the opportunity to study in two top technical universities and a business school, in a friendly and multicultural environment, and the opportunity to carry out the Master's degree project through an internship at leading companies in renewable energy. Smart Electrical Networks and Systems (SENSE) The programme focuses on understanding, modelling and analysing the principles behind electric power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation on a broad scale. Topics range from the design, operation, control and monitoring of individual components to national power systems in their entirety. The programme gives you a highly relevant and advanced education within the smart grid concept. Smart power grids are the electrical power system of the future. They operate in accordance with many of the key requirements that a sustainable energy system must meet – capacity, decarbonisation, efficiency, flexibility, reliability and sustainability. Existing technologies make up the bulk of the course content, but strong emphasis is also given to novel and innovative technologies that may stimulate the evolution of existing power grids into a ‘Smart Grid’. The innovation process itself, plus the route towards new business development in the electric power area, is addressed. [-]

Master in Sustainable Energy Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Theaim of Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) programme provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation and energy utilisation in the built environment. The [+]

Master in Sustainable Energy EngineeringTheaim of Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) programme provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation and energy utilisation in the built environment. The emphasis is placed on dealing with energy engineering tasks with due consideration of technical, environmental and socio-economic issues.Programme outlineThe curricula for the three specialisations – Sustainable Power Generation, Sustainable Energy Utilisation in the Built Environment and Solar Energy – are marked by an intensive introductory period followed by broad-based coursework giving participants a solid foundation for the particular study track. Advanced methods are applied to identify, describe, quantify and find solutions to a diverse range of energy engineering problems.Students gain proficiency in project design and implementation, operation and maintenance, as well as in crucial phases of policy generation. The programme also offers substantial coursework within a research environment.Degree projectEach student conducts a degree project on which he/she typically works over a period of six months. The project may be carried out in either an academic environment (university, research institute, or equivalent) or in an industrial setting (power plant, energy consulting agency, or other industry/business). This provides the student with an excellent platform in which to establish valuable experience and the contacts necessary for future career objectives.Thesis projects conducted within the SEE Programme are often intimately linked to ongoing research activities at the Department of Energy Technology or collaborating groups at KTH. Career prospectsThe energy field is an international and dynamic area where well-trained engineers are in consatnt demand. Graduates find employment in industry, government agencies, and consultancies.The SEE Programme is also an excellent starting point for a research career.... [-]


Master in Nuclear Energy Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master’s programme in Nuclear Energy Engineering offers students an extensive and detailed education in the key areas pertaining to nuclear technology. After graduation, students will be well-prepared for future positions within the advanced nuclear [+]

Master in Nuclear Energy Engineering The Master’s programme in Nuclear Energy Engineering offers students an extensive and detailed education in the key areas pertaining to nuclear technology. After graduation, students will be well-prepared for future positions within the advanced nuclear technology field, or in a nuclear science and technology research environment. The Master’s programme in Nuclear Energy Engineering at KTH is also a part of the European Master in Innovative Nuclear Energy – EMINE. The first year of study at KTH can be combined with a second year of study at the top French universities either in Paris (ParisTech – a cluster of universities in Paris) or in Grenoble (Grenoble Institute of Technology – INP) resulting in a double diploma degree. Programme outlineCompulsory courses will provide all students in the programme with a strong foundation in the reactor physics and technology field. Research-oriented students will have several possibilities to choose courses in preparation for work in reactor physics research or in a nuclear engineering research environment. At the same time, students interested in more industry-related nuclear engineering can choose courses preparing them for a position in the industry, with an optional management-oriented specialisation.Degree projectStudents will complete the two-year Master’s programme with a degree project. The project and its resultant thesis may be performed at the Albanova University Centre (KTH), or at an external research facility, in a company in Sweden or in another country. With the growing need for competent employees in the nuclear industry, there are many opportunities to perform this project at a company in the industry. KTH’s nuclear departments have already established an excellent tradition of conducting several degree projects per year at top Swedish nuclear power companies (e.g. Vattenfall, Westinghouse, Forsmark).There are also close contacts with other universities and research centres in Europe, USA and Asia, with opportunities for students to work abroad.Career prospectsWith advances in science and technology, nuclear energy is increasingly regarded as an eminent part of the global energy-environment equation needed to satisfy growing demands for energy in a rapidly developing world. Undoubtedly nuclear energy, as well as other non-energy applications of nuclear science and technology, will continue and further increase its important role in serving society.The truly international environment of this Master’s programme gives graduating students a body of knowledge and skills which will forever be precious commodities in the globalised world. Graduating students will be eagerly recruited by industry, authorities and research establishments in Sweden, Europe and worldwide.... [-]


Master in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's programme in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering pools the facilities, innovation and talent from energy departments at the largest technical universities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. [+]

Master in Innovative Sustainable Energy EngineeringThe Master's programme in Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering pools the facilities, innovation and talent from energy departments at the largest technical universities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. The purpose of the programme is to provide state-of-the-art education in the fields of conventional and renewable energy sources and new power generation. These areas include: bioenergy, energy systems, geothermal energy, heat and power engineering, solar cell systems and materials, and system integration of wind power. Programme outlineStudents have the opportunity to choose several study tracks offered at partner universities. The program has a 1 + 1 structure, i.e. one year of study at the chosen partner university, followed by one year of study at a second partner university (mobility is a requirement). This structure allows for a large degree of flexibility in selecting both course specialisation, and the setting for studies.Innovative and entrepreneurial aspects are highlighted via the advanced renewable energy concepts that are being implemented in the Nordic countries. Participants gain proficiency in project design and implementation, operation and maintenance, policy generation and systems analysis. Advanced training with a research-oriented perspective is also included.Cooperation with Nordic universitiesThis programme offers exchange opportunities with leading Nordic universities, the Nordic Master network:... [-]


Master in Electric Power Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Our global demands on resources have placed an urgent emphasis on supplying a growing population with affordable, environmentally responsible power. How we manage this challenging paradigm will rely on a new generation of creative, technically savvy engineers. [+]

Master in Electric Power EngineeringOur global demands on resources have placed an urgent emphasis on supplying a growing population with affordable, environmentally responsible power. How we manage this challenging paradigm will rely on a new generation of creative, technically savvy engineers. Programme outlineThe Electric Power Engineering programme is taught in English and focuses on four subject tracks, with a final degree project in the second year: Electric Power Systems, Electrotechnical Design, Electrical Drives, and newer IT-related areas of competency. This programme will enable the Master’s student to develop a comprehensive understanding of the field, providing them with the ability to enter a professional role in industry, academia or research and development.Degree projectThe final degree project corresponds to five months' full-time study and is examined at KTH. It can be performed at the university or externally, and the project must be presented in written form, as the Master's thesis, and also orally in a seminar. The project can only be initiated if the correct and relevant amount of course work has been successfully completed – the necessary credits from both compulsory and conditionally elective courses must be accumulated beforehand. Career prospectsFor decades, KTH and Sweden have been at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, power component technologies and automation solutions. These areas are in constant need of fresh ideas and successful ways in which to integrate academia, research and industry. A two-year Master’s degree in Electric Power Engineering provides students with the knowledge and training necessary to excel in this new era of utility and power requirements, and offers a wide selection of career options. The programme equips engineers with the skills necessary to understand, analyse and operate individual components relating to power systems, and their integrated and holistic functions.... [-]