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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MSc in Project Management (Oil & Gas)

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that are [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after globally in every sector. Modules include Sustainable Programme and Portfolio Management, Oil and Gas Management, and Management of Energy. The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This online MSc in Project Management programme is covered by the University of Liverpool Management School’s AACSB Accreditation [-]

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 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 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. [+]

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, which you'll find in... [-]

European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

One of the greatest challenges of our time is the transition towards a sustainable energy system, based on renewable energy sources. A new generation of innovative professionals, equipped with interdisciplinary thinking and up-to-date knowledge, skills and tools can turn this challenge into a success. Talented young people are needed. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management: www.hanzegroningen.eu/msesm * Tuition fees: EU/EEA: € 2,006 (per year)/ NON-EU/EEA: € 11,500 (full tuition fee). However, an EU student already holding a Dutch master's degree will pay €7,300, for the full programme. Energy transition is your future! One of the greatest challenges of our time is the transition towards a sustainable energy system, based on renewable energy sources. A new generation of innovative professionals, equipped with interdisciplinary thinking and up-to-date knowledge, skills and tools can turn this challenge into a success. Talented young people are needed. Programme overview During the core semester you acquire a solid foundation in economics and business concepts. These are related to innovative energy project design and related aspects of the energy business. Combined with planning, strategic decision-making and communication, this core knowledge will allow you to analyse energy business challenges from an interdisciplinary perspective. The core semester can be followed at either Hanze UAS or the University of Pisa. Themes of the core semester Sustainable energy sources overview Technologies, plants and integration System innovation processes Environmental issues European experiences and history Markets, business, economics and law Models and scenarios for strategic decision-making Communication and (project) management Specialisation The second semester focuses on systems operations and optimization (Netherlands) or on sustainable energy management (Spain). In-depth conceptual lectures are accompanied by practical assignments and technically orientated company visits. As a student you are required to actively contribute to the course content by presenting papers and carrying... [-]

MSc of Petroleum Engineering

Technical University of Crete
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Greece Crete

Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program of the Technical University of Crete is a one-year, full-time program, designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. The program begins in October, and leads to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. The program is run by the School of Mineral Resources Engineering. [+]

Master’s of Science (MSc) degree in Petroleum Engineering In 2017/2018, students from Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro and FYROM are accepted without tuition fees.

Call for Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year

Following the successful operation of the Postgraduate Program in “Petroleum Engineering” in the last 3 years, the School of Mineral Resources Engineering of the Technical University of Crete (Greece) invites applications to the Program for the academic year 2017-2018. The Program aims to provide graduate students with a scientific background and applied knowledge in the fields of oil and natural gas exploration and production, and it leads in 12 months to a Master’s of Science (MSc) degree in Petroleum Engineering. Courses are taught in English. The curriculum comprises of two semesters of fulltime course work, which account for a total of 45 credits (ECTs). It provides our graduates with all the theoretical and practical aspects of knowledge, including handson experience with industrial software that will allow them to work efficiently in the ever-demanding oil-industry working environment. After successfully completing the courses, the students undertake a thesis worth 15 credits, which should be completed within three (3) months. The fees of the program are 3,000€. Especially, the fees for students coming from Greece, Cyprus, Serbia, Bulgaria, Montenegro and FYROM are covered by scholarships, provided by “Hellenic Petroleum”. Candidate Selection Up to 20 students can be admitted to the Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program (including at least 5 from non-EU countries), holding a Higher Education degree in Engineering or in a... [-]

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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. 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... [-]

Master of Nuclear Engineering (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus 60 years September 2017 Belgium Leuven

Nuclear technology plays a crucial role in a wide variety of contexts and sectors in Belgium, including power production, waste management, nuclear fuel production, etc. The Belgian Nuclear Higher Education Network (BNEN) combines the expertise in nuclear education and research of six major Belgian universities (KU Leuven, Ghent University, VUB, UCL, ULG and ULB) with the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK-CEN. [+]

Nuclear technology plays a crucial role in a wide variety of contexts and sectors in Belgium, including power production, waste management, nuclear fuel production, etc. The Belgian Nuclear Higher Education Network (BNEN) combines the expertise in nuclear education and research of six major Belgian universities (KU Leuven, Ghent University, VUB, UCL, ULG and ULB) with the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK-CEN. What is the Master of Nuclear Engineering about? Nuclear technology plays a crucial role in a wide variety of contexts and sectors in Belgium, including: power production nuclear fuel production radioelement production engineering accelerator design and fabrication waste management safety management nuclear medicine research The Belgium Nuclear Higher Education Network combines the expertise in nuclear education and research of six major Belgian universities (KU Leuven, UGent, VUB, UCL, ULG and ULB) with the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre. Structure The current programme can be divided into three core blocks: Introductory courses allowing refreshing or first contact with the basic notions of nuclear physics, material sciences and the principles of energy conversion through use of nuclear phenomena, supplemented by a core block of nuclear engineering applied to electricity generation and reactor use; theory of reactors and neutronics, thermal hydraulic phenomena during reactor operation, the nuclear fuel cycle and specific material-corrosion problems. A block of elective courses that allow students to deepen certain topics of their choice. A Master’s thesis. The collaboration with SCK*CEN makes it possible to include actual use of facilities in the curriculum, supporting the development of skills and... [-]

Master Degree in Petroleum Geology

University of Perugia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Perugia

The MSc in Petroleum Geology is a two-year multidisciplinary course covering a range of earth science and related subjects, and their application to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. The MSc in Petroleum Geology is a two-year multidisciplinary course covering a range of earth science and related subjects, and their application to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. The course is intended to prepare students for professional positions in the petroleum industry, environmental and geotechnical consulting industries, government agencies and for graduate studies at the doctoral level. The course has been structured in close collaboration with ENI, which also delivers technical seminars during the course. Programs Pre-Requisites: Bachelor Degree (preferably in Geology and translated in English or Italian). Transcript (in English, any format). Curriculum Vitae (in English, any format). Motivation Letter (in English, any format). English proficiency certificate for non-English mother tongue. Minimum requirements: IELTS 5.0-TOEFL IBT 77/PBT 547/CBT 210- CEF B1- OR ALL OTHER EQUIVALENTS). Curricular pre-requisites: basic training in mathematics, physics and chemistry and at least a basic knowledge in geosciences are required. A committee will evaluate the CV of the candidate before admitting for application. In order to allow the pre-evaluation process and Embassy bureaucracy, applications must be submitted before mid-May. For detailed information about application process, fees and scholarship please contact us. [-]

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. [+]

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% [-]

MSc in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

Prepare graduate students to succeed in a constantly growing, demanding, and highly competitive technological world. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering (MSc, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and Part-time are both possible. Minimum Credits: 36 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: Aims The aims of the MSc in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering are to: 1. Prepare graduate students to succeed in a constantly growing, demanding, and highly competitive technological world; 2. Provide specialization and extensive knowledge on the area of oil and gas energy engineering; 3. Create an academic environment conducive to learning new oil and gas energy engineering concepts and technologies; 4. Introduce graduate students to research on advanced oil, gas and energy engineering topics; 5. Cultivate analytical skills and critical thinking; 6. Promote engineering ethics and moral practices. Objectives The objectives of the programme are to: 1. Provide specialized advanced knowledge and tools to our graduates in order to cope successfully in a technologically challenging environment; 2. Facilitate learning in areas of oil, gas and energy engineering that are directly linked to industry and current state-of-the-art technology; 3. Provide the theoretical and computational skills necessary for the solution of both theoretical and practical engineering problems; 4. Provide practical and experimental hands-on experience that allows the students to link directly to fundamental knowledge and theory; 5. Prepare graduates to work alone or in groups in order to provide engineering solutions; 6. Prepare graduates to design/implement systems and... [-]

MSc in Energy and Environmental Finance

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The programme is aimed at those who want to pursue a career in the energy and environmental markets sector. The programme is suitable for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines including [+]

MSc in Energy and Environmental Finance

 

Who is the MSc Energy & Environmental Finance for?

The programme is aimed at those who want to pursue a career in the energy and environmental markets sector. The programme is suitable for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines including Finance/Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science and Mathematics.

 

Objectives

The MSc in Energy & Environmental Finance aims to advance your understanding of finance theory, with specific focus on the practical aspects of energy-environmental financial markets. It encourages you to develop creative and analytical approaches to problem-solving in the energy-environment sphere and to enhance your interpersonal and leadership skills.... [-]


Sustainable Energy Systems - Master of Science (M.S) Program

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cortland

Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. Making this transformation requires a deep knowledge of the science of sustainable energy as well as a firm grounding in the business and communication skills needed to translate technical knowledge into real world solutions. Graduates of the Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Sustainable Energy Systems will be empowered to help make this transformation and help grow the green economy of New York. Why Study at SUNY Cortland? Program Highlights Through advanced study in the physics of sustainable energy systems, you’ll explore engineering mechanics, energy and sustainability, fundamentals of thermodynamics and the thermodynamics of building design and technology. You’ll also investigate the physics of renewable energy technology, as well as power electronics and circuit elements and devices. Key business topics include accounting, marketing, management and professional writing. Admissions Criteria Applicants are generally required to have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. However, circumstances including, but not limited to, endeavors following completion of a bachelor's degree and performance in the last two years of a bachelor's degree program will be considered in reviewing applications from students with lower grade point averages. Students who feel they are qualified in spite of an undergraduate grade point average below a 2.5 are encouraged to contact the department before applying for admission. Applicants are expected to have... [-]

MSc Renewable Energy

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Gain the theoretical and practical skills to explore the growing field of renewable energy technologies. [+]

Gain the theoretical and practical skills to explore the growing field of renewable energy technologies. Course introduction Renewable energy technologies have become an important part of energy production. Strong initiatives and investments from the public and private sectors have made this a rapidly growing field and created further career opportunities in the sector. This is one of the few courses offered at Masters level which not only encompasses renewable energy technologies but also complements with the essential related elements of renewable energy finance and environmental law. These elements touch on financial analytical tools, project structuring, finance and management in renewable energy, while the law element will consider legal framework impacting upon renewable energy provision. What you'll learn The course will extend your skills into various renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar, hydro, biomass, wave etc. Study renewable energy capture, energy storage, energy audit and life-cycle analysis, as well as learning the concept of the system, design, development and applications. The course is accredited by the Energy Institute, UK. Combined with a suitable accredited undergraduate degree, the MSc degree would then satisfy the academic requirements of the UK Engineering Council for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Subjects include Sustainable energy technologies Solar energy: technology, modelling and analysis Renewable energy finance and environmental law Research skills and project management Distributed generation systems MSc Project module Module choice of Control engineering Energy materials Mechatronic systems Sustainable urban property development Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and... [-]

MSc in Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion

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

The worldwide collaboration on the development of nuclear fusion as a safe, clean and inexhaustible energy source is now culminating in the construction of the large test reactor ITER. ITER is being built in Europe (in Cadarache, France) and will demonstrate 10-fold power multiplication at the 500 MW level. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Why study Fusion? Fusion research is accelerating, ITER needs well-trained engineers The worldwide collaboration on the development of nuclear fusion as a safe, clean and inexhaustible energy source is now culminating in the construction of the large test reactor ITER. ITER is being built in Europe (in Cadarache, France) and will demonstrate 10-fold power multiplication at the 500 MW level. The ITER project is giving the science and engineering of nuclear fusion a major boost. ITER will also need a new generation of highly trained engineers and scientists for its operation. Eindhoven University of Technology has selected fusion science and technology as one of its high profile areas, by starting a dedicated research group and establishing a full-blown education programme on fusion at the Master level. The 2-year Fusion Master at Eindhoven University of Technology The Fusion Master is the obvious path for those who want to specialize in fusion. The curriculum is truly interdisciplinary – combining elements from Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering – and places emphasis on the goal-oriented nature of fusion research. Also the international character of fusion research, the work in interdisciplinary groups and the societal aspects are emphasized in the program. Just to be sure: your diploma will say ‘Master of Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion’. For those who want to combine the Fusion Master study with Applied Physics, or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, it is also possible to put together a ‘double degree’ program, which requires about... [-]