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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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4 Results in Energy Studies

European University at St. Petersburg

One-year intensive ENERPO Master’s degree program focus specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. In the 21st century competition and cooperation over the energy resources ... [+]

One-year intensive ENERPO Master’s degree program focus specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. In the 21st century competition and cooperation over the energy resources has become one of the key factors in the international affairs. You will learn and discuss a variety of topics including Russia-Europe and Russia-Asia energy relations and challenges, LNG and shale gas "revolutions", an influence of energy sector on politics, economics and social development in Russia, Central Asia, Middle East and the Caucasus.

ENERPO is the only program in Russia that gives you the opportunity to

get an MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia in 1 year; select the courses by the leading Russian and international professors and experts in the field; design your own individual program from the broad course catalog; attend open lectures and special workshops; contribute articles to ENERPO Journal and the ENERPO Newsletter; study in the English language, learn/improve your Russian; enjoy the life in St. Petersburg - the old imperial capital of Russia; get an excellent foundation for your career in public service, academia and business. ... [-]
Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus
Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

«Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy» Master’s Programme (with the graduates majoring in Management) is run jointly with St Andrews University, one ... [+]

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).... [-]

Russia Odintsovo United Kingdom Saint Andrews
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of the Witwatersrand

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Westminster

The Energy and Environmental Change MA is an interdisciplinary degree that combines international relations, law, business and sustainability studies. As such it provides ... [+]

Course summary

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 Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus