Masters of Arts in Energy Studies

Compare 4 Master of Art Programs in Energy Studies

Energy Studies

A Master of Arts program is a postgraduate course that provides specialized knowledge on a specific subject. Some master’s degrees are taught like undergraduate studies while others are focused on a research thesis.

What is an MA in Energy Studies? A graduate field related to the study of human power needs, energy includes physical sciences and social studies. While mainly concerned with understanding larger energy needs, it also generally covers international law and business as they relate to the energy industry. Some universities offer instruction on subjects that include energy security, global climate change, and sustainable architecture. The institution you attend may have a certain emphasis to the program such as renewable energy or environmental change.

The improved analysis skills you acquire during your studies may serve you professionally and help you to better understand the patterns around you. Attention to detail and critical thinking are also skills that can help you with almost any career.

The fees for an MA program aren’t fixed and can vary considerably even within the same country. Obviously, some options are more affordable than others, and you may be able to find a program within your means. Many institutions even provide information regarding scholarships, loans, and outside assistance.

Following your graduation, you may find a career in an energy-related industry. Government departments are planning to use more alternative energy sources and sustainable building models as cities expand. Private businesses need architectural designs and energy-use plans that allow them to keep pace with tightening environmental impact standards. Typical job titles for your field include alternative energy developer, logistics manager, and intelligent building specialist.

Masters degrees are available at universities all over the world. If you’re interested in studying abroad, there are typically international programs available as well. If you are working full-time, it may be possible to find part-time education opportunities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA in Energy and Environmental Change

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

The Energy and Environmental Change MA is an interdisciplinary degree that combines international relations, law, business and sustainability studies. As such it provides a comprehensive examination of energy security, energy markets and climate change from global, regional and local perspectives. [+]

The Energy and Environmental Change MA is an interdisciplinary degree that combines international relations, law, business and sustainability studies. As such it provides a comprehensive examination of energy security, energy markets and climate change from global, regional and local perspectives. The degree equips students with knowledge of key intellectual frameworks and critical issues. The course offers a holistic approach to the dynamics governing energy-transition to a low-carbon economy nexus. Students are required to complete five interconnected core modules and may select one option module.

The course combines expertise from:

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Westminster Business School Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment ... [-]

MA in Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow United Kingdom Saint Andrews + 2 more

«Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy» Master’s Programme (with the graduates majoring in Management) is run jointly with St Andrews University, one of the oldest and leading British universities that, during its six hundred years long history, has won the reputation of a world-class educational and research centre. [+]

Programme Profile

«Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy» Master’s Programme(with the graduates majoring in Management) is run jointly with St Andrews University, one of the oldest and leading British universities that, during its six hundred years long history, has won the reputation of a world-class educational and research centre.

The Programme provides a unique opportunity for five Russian and five British master students to become experts both in sustainable energy and strategic management in energy. The graduates receive two diplomas and two master degrees: St Andrews University diploma in sustainable development (Master of Arts in Sustainable Development) and MGIMO University diploma in management (Master of Arts in Management).... [-]


MArch in Sustainable and Energy Efficient Cities (MArch(SEEC))

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The MArch(SEEC) qualification is a one-year full-time program on sustainability and energy studies with a focus on cities, settlements, buildings, and architecture. With a strong focus on the energy and climate change challenge, this multi-disciplinary program aims to arm the graduates with an integrated range of competencies which will make them invaluable role players in decision making concerning the future/sustainability of cities and their built environment. [+]

The MArch(SEEC) qualification is a one-year full-time program on sustainability and energy studies with a focus on cities, settlements, buildings, and architecture. With a strong focus on the energy and climate change challenge, this multi-disciplinary program aims to arm the graduates with an integrated range of competencies which will make them invaluable role players in decision making concerning the future/sustainability of cities and their built environment. Besides the basic technical principles on a variety of the interventions/technologies at different scales, courses in the program address a wide range of inter-related issues including policy frameworks, institutional structures, markets, behavior, finance and socio-economic dimensions.... [-]


MA in Tourism Management, Health Management, Green Business Management

bbw University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Berlin

The business Master's program complements a successfully completed Bachelor degree in business or industrial engineering. You the student have the option to specialize in one of three alternatives: tourism management, health management, or green business management, to develop a specialized professional profile. [+]

MA in Tourism Management, Health Management, Green Business ManagementThe business Master's program complements a successfully completed Bachelor degree in business or industrial engineering. You the student have the option to specialize in one of three alternatives: tourism management, health management, or green business management, to develop a specialized professional profile.With a Master's degree in business, graduates can operate in management positions in almost all companies in the manufacturing and service industries. Another goal is to familiarize graduates with the characteristics of medium-sized companies in order to prepare them for management positions in this sector. As such, the program is suitable for both company founders, as well as students planning to take over a family business. The Master's program will strengthen the ability of the graduates to work scientifically and equip them to carry out independent academic research. This opens opportunities for professional roles in scientific and research institutions as well as companies and to pursue an ongoing academic professional up to a doctorate. The academic Master's degree is a requirement for taking on higher positions in public companiesThrough the bbw University of Applied Science's close business links, practical orientation is at the foreground. Through its association with the fib Research Institute, the bbw University of Applied Sciences offers the opportunity to acquire direct experience on research projects.The generalist Business Master's program encompasses a four semester full-time business course or a five-semester part-time extra-occupational course.The course will train academics to also apply their problem-solving abilities in new and unfamiliar situations, associated... [-]