MSc Programs in Energy Studies

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Students who are considering graduate school usually begin with a master’s degree whether they intend to pursue a doctoral degree or not. The master’s degree provides in-depth training in a specific field. The usefulness of this degree lies in the wide range of applications, both professionally and academically. An Master of Science, or MSc, in Energy provides these benefits for students in engineering and similar fields.

What is an MSc in Energy? What does this course of study entail? Students may choose to specialize in a number of different areas. They might choose an Energy Engineering Master’s Program where they learn about the practical aspects of collecting, using, and dividing energy from many different sources. Students may choose a course of study that focuses on nuclear energy or a program that covers energy and resource management.

There are many benefits to studying in the field of energy. As the world’s need for reliable and renewable energy, the demand for skilled professionals is also growing. Graduates should be able to enjoy job security and a great deal of choice when it comes to which part of the field and which part of the world they would like to work. Those graduates with an advanced degree can often enjoy a broader range of choices than other job applicants.

The actual costs of applying for, participating in, and completing an MSC in Energy program will vary from one school to another, especially as students cross international borders. For specific information, prospective students should contact individual schools.

Employers in this field are often looking for graduates with some degree of experience in addition to their academic success. With a combination of both, graduates can expect to find jobs with titles such as policy analyst, energy risk management, budget analyst, vehicle energy management engineer, energy management administrator, energy auditor, and energy efficiency communications manager. Employers for these jobs are often looking for those with good interpersonal skills, who are problem solvers, and who have a good understanding of the energy business, whether this is in a regulatory or a market perspective.

In order to apply for a course of study, review the listings provided on this website. 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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Master in Energy Systems Management

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 USA San Francisco

The Master in Energy Systems Management at the University of San Francisco is designed for people who seek the skills and knowledge to work in the dramatically changing world of electrical generation, distribution, conservation, and use with a focus on renewable energy. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. The Master in Energy Systems Management at the University of San Francisco is designed for people who seek the skills and knowledge to work in the dramatically changing world of electrical generation, distribution, conservation, and use with a focus on renewable energy. The program equips students with knowledge in three broad areas where electrical energy systems reside: policies and regulations, economics and finance, and technology. The program covers the societal aspects of technology development and adoption – including the economic, policy, and behavioral components of energy use – and provides an overview of the technical aspects of energy production and use. Entry Requirements Minimum TOEFL score is 90 GRE or GMAT required The estimated tuition costs for Energy Systems Management are: First year - $22,780 Second year - $23,557 [-]

MSc Gas and Engineering Management

University of Salford
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

A comprehensive range of subjects is studied covering the whole spectrum of natural gas engineering, providing a sound base from which to select an area of specialised study. [+]

Course Summary A comprehensive range of subjects is studied covering the whole spectrum of natural gas engineering, providing a sound base from which to select an area of specialised study. You may also be eligible for membership of the Gas Engineering and Management Institute and subsequently become a Chartered Engineer. Alternatively you may wish to continue your studies to PhD level, researching gas engineering or other related subjects available within the School of Computing, Science & Engineering. 3 good reasons to study Gas Engineering and Management at Salford Flexible but rigorous period of study for graduates working in, or intending to work in, the natural gas/oil industry Accredited by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) Excellent employment prospects Course Details Course Structure This course runs over two 12 week semesters (plus the third semester or summer period for your dissertation for MSc students) Semester 1 - October to February Semester 2 - February to June Semester 3 - June to September (dissertation period) Fundamentals of Natural Gas and Production Systems and Design (15 credits) Experimental and Measurement Methods (15 credits) Business and Project Gas Management (30 credits) Utilisation of Natural Gas (30 credits) Distribution and Transmission Systems and design of Natural Gas (15 credits) Gas flow and network analysis (15 credits) MSc Project (60 credits) Entry Requirements The minimum entry requirement for those from a British University with Engineering and Scientific disciplines is 2:2 degree. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Applications from practitioners without formal qualifications but... [-]

MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes

Muscat University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Oman Muscat + 1 more

MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes is designed to equip graduates and practicing engineers with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental issues of energy thrift and environmental consequences of irrational use of energy resources in the industrial and commercial sectors. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. Programme Details MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes is designed to equip graduates and practicing engineers with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental issues of energy thrift and environmental consequences of irrational use of energy resources in the industrial and commercial sectors. This degree programme is one of a set of post graduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of a Cranfield University degree and also a Muscat University degree. Programme Objectives The MSc in Energy Systems and Thermal Processes aims to: Furnish students with the up to date technical knowledge and skills required for achieving better management of energy. Enhance students’ knowledge of designing of energy efficient systems and processes and the reduction and control of pollution cost-effectively. Prepare students for a successful career as energy professionals in a wide range of industries, consultancies, research organisations and local and central government departments. Admission Requirements A UK 2nd class honours degree or its equivalent. Applications from candidates with lesser qualifications but with considerable relevant working experience will be considered. A minimum English language proficiency level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component). Duration: 1 year / 2 years Study type: Full -Time / Part-Time Credit hours: 200 Assessment: Taught modules 40%, Group projects 20%, (or dissertation for part time students) Individual project 40% [-]

Master in Energy Engineering and Management (part-time)

HECTOR School of Engineering and Management
Campus Part time 18 months October 2017 Germany Karlsruhe

Graduates of the Energy Engineering and Management master program have acquired a comprehensive overview of present and future energy systems and their elements. [+]

Master Program in Energy Engineering and Management Part-time further qualification for engineers. Managing the use of energy is crucial to industrial societies. The increasing use of energy has been associated with a number of serious problems, some of which, represent major global hazards, e.g. global warming. Graduates of the Energy Engineering and Management master program have acquired a comprehensive overview of present and future energy systems and their elements. They are capable of participating in the successful introduction of new sustainable energy systems. They are not only able to rate the sustainability, but can also consider the energy systems' operating efficiency, availability and safety in a appropriate way. The graduates are able to understand innovation processes and can effectively and successfully apply their knowledge either at existing companies or at start-ups established by them. This requires the professional, methodological, process, and management knowledge conveyed by the modules of Energy Engineering & Management. Internationalization and mobility are key features of this Master Program. Target Group The Executive Energy Engineering and Management Master Program addresses young professionals (aged 27 - 40) working as high potentials with utility companies, energy suppliers or manufacturers of power generation (e.g. photovoltaic, wind/water power, local energy systems suppliers). Come by on our HECTOR Open Day to get first hand information on the program and talk to students, as well as HECTOR representatives. Objective The executive master program conveys up-to-date know-how of energy technology and management skills to engineers who aim for executive positions in energy industry. The... [-]

MSc in Oil & Gas and Offshore Engineering

Frederick University
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Limassol + 2 more

The proposed MSc program places special emphasis on scientific research. It seeks to foster and embrace entirely new ideas and novel approaches to scientific discovery in the field of fossil fuels exploration and offshore constructions. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. The proposed MSc program places special emphasis on scientific research. It seeks to foster and embrace entirely new ideas and novel approaches to scientific discovery in the field of fossil fuels exploration and offshore constructions. Further, the various areas of emphasis in the program aim to guide students into fields of study that are considered to be new in the Eastern Mediterranean region and offer significant opportunities for engaging in innovative research activities and learning. Specifically, issues incorporated in courses such as “Computational Mechanics and Applications”, “System Dynamics and Control“, “Process Modeling and Simulation“, “Analysis and Design of Offshore Mooring Structures“, provide important opportunities for MSc students to be involved with the various research activities that take place in Frederick University, as well as in other institutions worldwide. Through such course-interactions, students will also acquire valuable experience by developing and implementing their own research projects. The fact that issues related to fossil fuels exploration have still not been investigated in Cyprus offers a unique opportunity to students to conduct research that can result in useful deliverables regarding the promotion and establishment of energy in all educational and social levels. Similarly, the implementation of the MSc program is expected to enhance the existing opportunities for research concerning, sustainable construction, fossil energy resources exploitation, as well as social, political, environmental and economical dimensions of energy exploration and offshore construction. The interdisciplinary approach of the program will also be reflected in the creation of interdisciplinary research groups, facilitated... [-]

MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship

Nottingham University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School. This course provides students with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business... [+]

The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School. This course provides students with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business. The economic wealth of a country depends not only on its research base but also on its ability to exploit the commercial potential of its intellectual property. This course provides vital training in each of the areas within the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Students will gain technical skills in this field as well as becoming fluent in the financial, marketing and managerial aspects of modern business. It aims to develop confidence and understanding in the specialist field of entrepreneurship applied to technology that can arise from the research base of sustainable energy subjects. By the end of the course, you will have gained useful and technical knowledge in the areas of sustainable energy and business as well as the application of technologies to proposed business models, and you will be adept at communicating and presenting yourself and your projects to an audience. Graduates from the course will be well placed to pursue careers in renewable energy technology industries. Key facts As part of its remit, the Department of Architecture and Built Environment aims to develop your vocational skills and the environmentally responsible attitude necessary in today's rapidly changing world. The department enjoys strong collaborative links with overseas institutions. You may have the opportunity to attend conferences, seminars and... [-]

MSc Environmental and Energy Management

University of Twente
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Enschede

The 'Environmental and Energy Management' Master’s degree programme aims to prepare future private, public and NGO decision-makers to analyse issues and act in an environmentally pro-active way. [+]

The 'Environmental and Energy Management' Master’s degree programme aims to prepare future private, public and NGO decision-makers to analyse issues and act in an environmentally pro-active way.

 

The degree course is intended for postgraduates with a clear affinity for management and/or technology as a result of their educational background or of their working experience, as well as for private, public and NGO decision-makers who wish to become environmental and energy specialists.During the first part of the programme (lecture-period) all students attend the theoretical part of the program. The main themes are:

-- Principles of governance, environmental and energy policy, environmental and energy planning, environmental and energy regulation, environmental impact assessment-- Principles of environmental and energy management, corporate strategies, accounting, reviews, management systems, auditing and certification, integration with health, safety and quality management, resource-management, integral chain management, communication, management and advising skills-- Principles of cleaner production, production technology, clean-up technology, clean technology, environmental technology, energy saving technology.Besides the lectures there will be training classes and workshops on for example communication, stress management and water technology.... [-]


MSc in Gas Technology and Renewable Energy

Poznan University of Technology
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2018 Poland Poznań

The most important direction of energy development for in coming years in most of countries of the world this is the one considered to be based on a significant increase [+]

Language of instruction: English The most important direction of energy development for in coming years in most of countries of the world this is the one considered to be based on a significant increase in natural gas consumption. Particularly in such countries as Poland, where 90% of electricity and 86% of heat is produced from the combustion of coal, increasing the use of natural gas is the most important economic activity for the next decades. From high-power engineering based on combined cycle gas turbine unit CCGT to the distributed cogeneration systems based on gas engines is the most important direction of development of energy, not only in Europe or Poland but other countries as well. Additionally power based on natural gas can efficiently be supported by renewable energy above all mostly: solar, wind and geothermal. Renewable energy sources are difficult to be used and expensive to operate, but in co-operation with natural gas technology are very, very promising. Lectures, exercises and laboratories will be carry out by the staff associated with the PUT – Laboratory of Gas Technology (LTG) and also internships will be given in modern industry natural gas companies. A significant part of the lectures will be conducted by employees of a major international research institutions such as the Technical University of Munich, Institute of Geology and Geophysics in Potsdam- Germany, Spain, the Royal Institute of Technology at Stockholm. Lectures will also be conducted by outstanding employees with the best Polish academic centers. Gas Technology Laboratory in Poznan... [-]

MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Crewe Manchester + 2 more

Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. The course provides systematic understanding of the scientific background; critical awareness of the state of knowledge and the burden of proof requirement; comprehensive knowledge of the policy and regulatory frameworks; and a practical understanding of management methodologies for best practise. The programme’s vocational aspect is supplemented by in-depth case studies, field practitioner expertise and the opportunity for a placement-based research project. Features and benefits of the course The School has a well established reputation in the field of environmental management and hosts world-class research and education in atmospheric and sustainability issues to encourage responsible development. The course is supplemented by in-depth case studies and the involvement of practitioners in the field which enhances the vocational aspect of the course further. This cross-discipline programme is offered both on a part-time and full-time basis in order to meet the learning needs of both busy professionals as well as new graduates. The School of Science and the Environment has been awarded several Green Apple awards for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice. In addition to the virtual learning environment, Moodle, there is a dedicated website containing all the information that Environemental Management and Sustainable Development students need in one place. We are home to leading research groups such as the Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment, who were part of the Nobel Peace Prize winning team... [-]

MSc Sustainable Building Design & Engineering

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock. Alongside this students will gain the skills needed to asses these options on a whole life basis with an appreciation for how the financial and business case can be made for such approaches. The programme is closely linked with the schools Sustainable Built Environments Research Group (SBERG) and will be informed by the cutting edge research carried out by the group considering technical, behavioural and social issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments [+]

The increasing drive towards low carbon and sustainable solutions in the built environment has introduced a need for built environment professionals who can take a holistic view of the sustainability debate. This programme will combine the technical design and engineering issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments with an appreciation for how such approaches can be justified in a commercially focused world. The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock. Students will gain the skills needed to assess these options on a whole life basis with an appreciation for how the financial and business case can be made for such approaches. The programme is closely linked with the schools Sustainable Built Environments Research Group (SBERG) and will be informed by the cutting edge research carried out by the group considering technical, behavioural and social issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments. The University of Greenwich is a Passive House Examination Centre and students can gain extra certification as a Passive House Designer/Consultant by taking the programme. ... [-]

MSc in Energy Engineering (En2)

University Of Genoa (Università Degli Studi Di Genova)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Savona Genoa + 1 more

The Master of Science (MSc) course in Energy Engineering is aimed at students trained as general engineers with skills on the new technologies relevant to the energy conversion and its rational use. Candidates will be required to plan, design and manage energy systems blending creative solutions with up-to-date technologies relative to energy conversion and efficiency enhancement. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. The Master of Science course in Energy Engineering is aimed at students trained as general engineers with skills on the new technologies relevant to the energy conversion and its rational use. Candidates will be required to plan, design and manage energy systems blending creative solutions with up-to-date technologies relative to energy conversion and efficiency enhancement. At the end of the course, engineers will be good at operating in the current technological/industrial environment - i.e. a dynamic and competitive one - and sensitive to the main industry, environment and security issues and standards. The main aim of the course is to offer an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of the most advanced energy conversion technologies, including renewable energy generation and energy storage. Please visit www.en2.unige.it for any further information The Course is held at Savona Campus, in the city of Savona. WHAT WILL YOU STUDY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS The course consists of modules that include thermo-fluid dynamics and thermo-chemical dynamics, as well as fluid machinery and energy conversion systems (co-generation, fuel cells, power plants from renewable energy sources and smart grids), traditional energy and civil engineering plants, electric networks, economics, available and emerging technologies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and environmental monitoring. A rising interest in and increased urge for 20/20/20 policies in Europe has resulted in a growing industrial demand for highly qualified Energy Engineers with a sound knowledge and specific skills to analyze, design and develop effective solutions in a broad range of contexts.... [-]

Master of Science in Advanced Energy Solutions - Industrial Energy Processes and Sustainability

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

Interested in career in energy for our society? Want to be involved in development of rapidly-changing, future energy systems? Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you. [+]

Interested in career in energy for our society? Want to be involved in development of rapidly-changing, future energy systems? Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you. There is an ongoing transition towards sustainable energy which combines smartness, flexibility and environmental performance with a customer acceptance and engagement. New energy system will be a complex combination of central and local resources. This calls for new thinking of primary sources, production, markets, transmission, use and customers as producer-consumers (prosumers). The program has four majors. In each of them, you will be provided a solid theoretical background, complimented with interdisciplinary studies to broaden and deepen the understanding of energy challenges in our society. The major Industrial Energy Processes and Sustainability will address fundamental chemical engineering knowledge and unit operations involved in chemical processes integrated to energy storage, energy conversion, recycling technologies and sustainability. This includes thermodynamics, mass and energy balances on reacting systems, chemical equilibria, chemical kinetics, catalysis, role of interphase and intraphase heat and mass transfer. Modelling and simulation has an important role in the analysis and design of energy processes. The other majors of the Advanced Energy Solutions are: Energy in Buildings and Built Environment Energy Systems and Markets Energy Conversion Processes Structure of the Degree Master of Science (Technology) degree is 120 ECTS credits. The degree consists of major studies, master´s thesis and elective studies. All the major subjects have a common module, the contents of which is from 15 to 20 credits, depending... [-]

MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (GECP) is the first Masters programme to jointly address the issues of climate and energy policy in an interdisciplinary fashion. It tackles policy and regulatory change, the historical and technological evolution of energy sources, energy markets and their participants, the global governance of climate change as well as the challenges associated with transitioning to a low-carbon economy. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy Duration: One calendar year (full time). Two or three years (part time). Minimum Entry Requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Candidates with a lower class degree but degree-relevant work experience may be considered. Start of programme: September intake only Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time Who is this programme for? The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (GECP) is the first Masters programme to jointly address the issues of climate and energy policy in an interdisciplinary fashion. It tackles policy and regulatory change, the historical and technological evolution of energy sources, energy markets and their participants, the global governance of climate change as well as the challenges associated with transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The programme specifically addresses the requirements of those wishing to deepen their theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate policies are designed, shaped, advocated and implemented and by whom across a multitude of cases drawn from the Global North and South and across multiple levels of political organisation from global to local arenas. The MSc is designed for those engaged with or planning a career in professional contexts relating to energy and/or climate policy. It prepares for a multitude of careers in public and private contexts, including in public administration and government departments, strategic policy and risk advisory, government relations and public affairs, policy advocacy, think tanks and academia. Guest speakers on the programme's modules have included... [-]

Msc In Digital Energy Management

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 6 semesters October 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main

Energy policy processes dominate - We make the energy transition [+]

MSc in Digital Power Management Energy Economic processes dominate - We make the energy transition

You want

play an active role as an employee of the utility industry in the transformation of our energy system? the know-how required for the Change Management Learning? identify new business opportunities for your company and assess? understand how detailed consumption data and state power generation and electricity sales will change sustainable? know the contribution of information technologies in this case? more practical and at the same time additional technical knowledge, without giving up the occupation?

Then, the part-time master's program offers Digital Power Management (M.Sc.) at the University Fresenius optimal conditions for your professional development. Short Profile of the program The liberalization of the energy industry, the rapid digitization of energy management processes and applied for decades to energy transition presenting energy providers today enormous challenges. The requirements for the employees of the energy sector to rise while steadily changing in ever shorter cycles. The energy industry is looking increasingly executives who know the energy management processes in a rapidly changing market, possess technical expertise and dominate important legal bases in the field of energy supply and generation. But they must also be familiar with the possibilities of modern information and communication technologies. The new part-time master degree program Digital Energy Management at the Hochschule Fresenius forms such energy experts. Besides energy business knowledge and extensive knowledge in the area of ​​leadership and change and innovation management are taught. Trained energy managers can adopt... [-]


Master in Energy Science

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

Our energy system is rapidly evolving. There are big challenges ahead of us, including mitigating climate change, securing our long-term energy supply, and providing access to sustainable energy for everyone. This two-year Master’s programme in Energy Science at Utrecht University offers an interdisciplinary approach for anyone prepared to tackle these challenges. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy Studies. AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO ENERGY CHALLENGES Our energy system is rapidly evolving. There are big challenges ahead of us, including mitigating climate change, securing our long-term energy supply, and providing access to sustainable energy for everyone. This two-year Master’s programme in Energy Science at Utrecht University offers an interdisciplinary approach for anyone prepared to tackle these challenges. Systems approach Energy collection, conversion, transport, storage, distribution, and end-use application are all steps in providing energy services to society. All these elements form an energy system, which is complex and interacts with other systems in a multitude of ways. Transitions in energy systems and the merits of innovation for the individual components of each can only be analysed in the context of the complete system. This is why we place energy systems analysis at the very centre of our Energy Science programme. Interdisciplinary Analysing energy systems requires a thorough knowledge of the fundamental scientific and technological principles of the discipline. This knowledge enables you to understand how the characteristics of individual technologies can influence their performance, as well as the impact of market and policy contexts on energy systems. This is why both economics and policy studies are also covered the programme. Research in energy science The programme has been developed by the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development. This institute investigates and develops processes and opportunities for innovative change for sustainability. Energy and resource systems are just one of the areas researched at the institute, and this... [-]