MSc Programs in Energy

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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 2017 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. 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 in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 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. [+]

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 for work on climate change,... [-]

Master in Nuclear Engineering

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Master of Nuclear Engineering is a demanding programme where students with high level backgrounds in engineering investigate highly theoretical subjects such as neutron physics, fluid flow and heat transfer modelling, and apply them to reactor design, nuclear safety and plant operation & control. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Master of Nuclear Engineering is a demanding programme where students with high level backgrounds in engineering investigate highly theoretical subjects such as neutron physics, fluid flow and heat transfer modelling, and apply them to reactor design, nuclear safety and plant operation & control. At a more interdisciplinary level, the programme includes important areas of material science, with a particular interest in the fuel cycle. Radiation protection and nuclear measurements are included in the programme. All subjects are taught by academics appointed by the partner universities, while the practical exercises and laboratory sessions are supervised by members of the researcher staff of SCK•CEN. The final thesis offers an opportunity for an internship in industry or a research laboratory. BNEN grants are available for full-time students. ... [-]


MSc Sustainable Energy Technology

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

The MSc Sustainable Energy Technology programme provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of sustainable energy generation, distribution and consumption. It is intended to respond to a growing skills shortage for engineers with a high level of training in renewable energy, smart grids and sustainability. [+]

Overview The MSc Sustainable Energy Technology programme provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of sustainable energy generation, distribution and consumption. It is intended to respond to a growing skills shortage of engineers with a high level of training in renewable energy, smart grids and sustainability. By the time you graduate, you will have a thorough understanding of sustainability standards, various renewable energies, smart grid and power electronics for renewable energy and energy use management in buildings, urban design and other areas. Research on sustainable energy technology has opened up many job opportunities in industry, government institutions and research centres. Lab facilities include: • a power electronics laboratory equipped with advanced experimental equipment • a sustainable energy laboratory equipped with advanced experimental equipment including a 600W wind turbine, two 270W solar modules, batteries, an inverter with sinusoidal output and main controller • an electric machine and power system laboratory. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills By studying MSc Sustainable Energy Technology you will benefit from: • studying at an international university recognised throughout the world • close cooperation with world-famous universities and research centres to solve major technical challenges including energy crises and environmental pollution • excellent research opportunities, using advanced experimental equipment including a network analyser, power analyser, Dspace controller, wind turbine and PV testing system • continuous development of core modules to meet the requirements of industrial... [-]

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. 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 cutting-edge... [-]

MSc in Environmental Science

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This one year, full-time postgraduate qualification will lead to a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences. The course aims to produce environmental scientists with an interdisciplinary background able to tackle the broadest range of environmental protection issues... [+]

MSc in Environmental Science Welcome to the MSc in Environmental Science webpages: the first environmental science course developed in Ireland. Here you will find details of modules offered within the course, student’s previous experiences and application details. This one year, full-time postgraduate qualification will lead to a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences. The course aims to produce environmental scientists with an interdisciplinary background able to tackle the broadest range of environmental protection issues. The programme The taught MSc degree in Environmental Science has an established pedigree, attracting students with diverse academic backgrounds for Ireland and abroad. This full time intensive course is intended for administrative and scientific workers and new graduates with an appropriate biological/earth science background. The course provides students with a wide range of knowledge and skills relating to environmental science. It aims to provide a firm scientific understanding of current environmental issues that will be of relevance to those interested in environmental management and related areas. The course provides a foundation and understanding of current environment policies and legislation, and building on this with practical and theoretical courses. Course overview The overall aim of the course is to promote students understanding of environmental science, and their capability to apply that knowledge to current environmental issues. Students should develop the necessary intellectual skills and the practical expertise to enable them design and execute high quality independent research and become skilled environmental communicators. The course is taught through a variety of methods including lectures, practicals, field-based learning, guided... [-]

MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies focuses development and optimisation of renewable energy resource exploitation; efficiency in energy generation and utilisation pathway; mitigation of environmental impacts... [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90) The MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies focuses development and optimisation of renewable energy resource exploitation; efficiency in energy generation and utilisation pathway; mitigation of environmental impacts, and; preparation for business innovation and job creations opportunities in renewable energy systems technologies development, plant biotechnology and entrepreneurship. The programme is underpinned by the best European practice by incorporating compatible EU policy drivers such as the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) for energy research, current R&D in Crops (through ongoing and research initiatives under the Charles Parsons Energy Research programme), and the collaboration with internationally acknowledged experts in the subject domains from universities, research institutions and industry. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes Applications welcome from wide range of qualifying disciplines and academic backgrounds both locally and internationally. Career Opportunities Graduates of the MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies programme will have competences and skill sets for employment in companies and organisations geared to planning, deploying and utilising a wide range of green technologies systems including environmental impact mitigation. Typical opportunities will be in waste-to-energy facilities, biogas plants, ethanol production facilities, district-heating operations, renewable energy research laboratories, facilities utilising wind energy (including wind farms), solar energy, biomass and hydrogen energy, as well as leading energy utility companies, and research institutions. The knowledge and skill you... [-]

MSc Energy and Environmental Sciences

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

What are the solutions to the environmental issues on a global scale, like climate change, sustainable development and the greenhouse effect? What alternative sources of energy do we need to explore or make available for use? [+]

MSc Energy and Environmental Sciences

What are the solutions to the environmental issues on a global scale, like climate change, sustainable development and the greenhouse effect? What alternative sources of energy do we need to explore or make available for use?

The Master’s degree programme in Energy and Environmental Sciences focuses on the large-scale issues and tries to contribute to possible solutions to the environmental problems.  

 

Study Programme

You can choose from two specializations:

    System studies on Energy and Environment- with a strong design-orientated, systems approach character based in natural sciences. What are the possibilities for a sustainable future for a region, a country or the world as a whole? What characterizes the optimal transition routes towards a sustainable future?     Experimental studies of Energy and Climate - linked to an experimental, energy-related research programme. It covers a range of topics such as the carbon cycle in atmosphere and ocean, gas combustion studies, polymer solar cells, and biofuels technology. Teaching is highly modern and active student participation as well as the development of more general (communication) skills are essential in many courses. ... [-]

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Why this course? This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. Mechanical engineers are currently in demand in all types of industry. The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics, together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities. This course will help you to gain expert knowledge in advanced mechanical engineering topics. You'll also have the opportunity to take modules in general skills such as project management and risk analysis. These are necessary skills for any professional engineer. Specialist pathways In addition to the Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme, the following specialist pathways are offered: Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Energy Systems (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Power Plant Technologies (MSc) You’ll study You can take up to nine technical modules and three generic modules. MSc students also undertake an individual project. If you're taking the Advanced Mechanical Engineering (without specialisms) you’re free to select from any of the classes below. Energy Systems Compulsory modules Materials Compulsory modules Aerospace Optional modules Energy Systems Optional modules Materials Optional modules Power Plant Optional modules Generic modules If you’re on a specialist programme, you must include the three compulsory modules from your area of specialism,... [-]

MSc in Sustainable Energy Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Eindhoven

The Master's Program Sustainable Energy Technology trains its students to be able to anticipate the change processes in the energy market. Social demand for sustainable energy supplies is growing. [+]

The Master's Program Sustainable Energy Technology trains its students to be able to anticipate the change processes in the energy market. Social demand for sustainable energy supplies is growing. The generation and use of energy are becoming more efficient and clean all the time. One factor of change is the increasing use of renewable energy sources such as biomass. The energy market is also changing as a result of internationalization and liberalization. Study Sustainable Energy Technology: get to know all about it The departments Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Applied Physics, Architecture, Building and Planning and Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences all cooperate in the Master's Program Sustainable Energy Technology. Graduates from this Master's Program will contribute to the newest developments in sustainable energy technology, and understand the opportunities and limitations involved in its application. NVAO accreditation This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of Holland and Flanders (NVAO). [-]

MSc in Petroleum Engineering

University of Tehran - Kish International Campus
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Iran Tehran

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also can find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also can find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells. Course Overview Petroleum Engineering is the learning of how to produce subterranean reservoirs of oil, steam, gas, and hot water and design underground waste disposal facilities economically. This technology is based on concepts of physics, thermodynamics, mathematics, fluid mechanics, economics, chemistry and geology. Special interests Geology; Modelling and simulation cases; Reservoir engineering; Environmental engineering; Formation of solid hydrocarbons; Petroleum engineering; Gas Reservoir Engineering, etc. MSc Course Structure This course is designed for at least 4 semesters including a dissertation. To graduate, students must complete 32 units. [-]

MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months October 2017 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

This programme offers students challenging, cross-disciplinary modules that are specifically designed to provide a well-rounded education on the multitude of issues in sustainable development. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The IHU MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability focuses on understanding the current status and future trends in sustainable development and corporate responsibility. The programme provides the necessary theoretical background to understanding the concept of sustainable development in relation to the operation of firms and organisations and the applied tools and techniques to integrate sustainable practices in their management. The programme offers two streams of specialisation: - Environmental Management - Sustainable Tourism Management ... [-]


Master's Programme in Energy Systems

Lappeenranta University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Lappeenranta

In the Master's programme Energy Systems you will learn how to produce energy safely, economically and using low-emission technology, as well as utilizing renewable energy sources. This programme is for you, who are ready to accept the energy challenges and learn how to make an impact on the way energy is produced and distributed. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. The challenges of climate change and energy security are now undeniable. Humankind is consuming energy at increasing rates. Population growth and living standards increase in developing countries are causing rapid growth in global energy demand. The future energy challenge calls for new supplies of affordable sustainable energy. Making greater use of available spectrum of varying renewable energy systems is a way for meeting the climate change challenge, while also helping to secure the availability of energy supplies to us all. Do you want to develop and apply clean and effective energy technologies that will change the world? In the Master's programme Energy Systems you will learn how to produce energy safely, economically and using low-emission technology, as well as utilizing renewable energy sources. This programme is for you, who are ready to accept the energy challenges and learn how to make an impact on the way energy is produced and distributed. In the programme you will develop the knowledge and skills that will facilitate intellectual, creative, responsive and professional growth, and allow lifelong learning for continuous improvement. You will get competencies to go on to careers as professionals and experts in the rapidly developing, multidisciplinary area of energy and the environment, or to continue your studies in doctoral programmes. You will also possess team working skills and the ability to competently lead project teams. Teaching and research are carried out in close cooperation with industry, other universities and research institutions. Our strong interface with international enterprises... [-]

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 Mechanical Engineering (M.S and M.E.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time August 2017 Puerto Rico Bayamón Aguadilla

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers two modalities of master degrees: Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Mechanical Engineering. In each modality two specializations are offered: Aerospace and Energy. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers two modalities of master degrees: Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Mechanical Engineering. In each modality two specializations are offered: Aerospace and Energy. These programs are designed to prepare students with the skills and attitudes necessary to perform as efficient professionals in the aerospace and energy specializations. The Energy specialization students are prepared in the study of fossil and renewable energies. In the Aerospace specialization; students are offered the knowledge necessary to perform successfully in the aerospace industry. [-]