Energy and its sustainability will always be a key global issue for modern contemporary societies. In order to really stand out, young professionals in the Energy sector need an education that is interdisciplinary.
The International Hellenic University offers just such a diverse MSc in Energy Management programme that is open to candidates from different academic disciplines (Business/Economics, Engineering, Geotechnical as well as Natural Sciences). Leading academics from prestigious academic institutions from Greece and abroad, together with instructors from public authorities and key players from energy-related organizations, teach in the programme.
The structure of the MSc in Energy Management has been developed to equip graduates with an in-depth understanding of energy management related issues from financial and economic perspective. It provides up to date theoretical and applied knowledge as well as all these skills that are necessary for a successful career in the booming energy sector.
This programme is designed for University graduates of Business/Economics, Engineering, Geotechnical as well as Natural Sciences departments who wish to gain further expertise in the financial and economic aspects of the Energy sector.
The MSc in Energy Management (full-time) is a 14-month programme taught over three terms. Lectures mainly take place on weekday evenings. The MSc in Energy Management programme is also available in part-time mode over 26 months for those who cannot commit to a full-time programme either for work or other reasons.
During the first term, students are required to follow five mandatory core courses. During the second term, students are required to follow three mandatory core courses tailoring their programme further by two elective courses. Finally, in the third semester, work is dedicated exclusively to the Master's dissertation. The Master's dissertation provides a good opportunity to apply theory and concepts learned during the year to a real-world Energy Systems problem or challenge.
1st Term Core Courses
Principles of Energy Technology
Energy Project Finance
Energy Strategic Management
2nd Term Core Courses
2nd Term Elective Courses
During the second term, students tailor their programme further by choosing elective courses. The choice of elective courses must sum up to 12 ECTS (2 courses).
Energy Modelling and Forecasting
Emission Allowance Markets
Energy Efficiency and Savings
After the completion of the MSc programme in the Energy Management students may apply into positions in the energy sector, which call for:
Energy financial analyst,
Trading energy commodities,
Forecasting future energy markets trends,
Monitoring and managing risk exposure,
Statistical analysis of energy-related data,
Energy policy research and analysis.