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 [-]

Master in Energy Efficient Built Environment

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Borlänge

The goal of the program is to prepare students for the work in the interdisciplinary field of building technology, energy technology and civil engineering and/or for the participation in associated fields of research. [+]

The programme is a one-year master programme (60 credits) offered with the field of energy technology. It is comprised of nine advanced-level courses and one degree project, all thought in English. The courses are offered in the field of energy technology (30.0 cr), building technology (22.5 credits) and civil engineering (7,5 cr). The goal of the program is to prepare students for the work in the interdisciplinary field of building technology, energy technology and civil engineering and/or for the participation in associated fields of research. During the first quarter of the program, students are introduced to the basic components of building energy engineering: the building envelope and its constituent parts (Energy efficient building design), and the influence of climate (Climate-responsive design studio) and the movement of the sun (Solar radiation and solar geometry). The second quarter focuses on the whole building assessment utilizing the simulation tool IDA ICE and a project that spans across three classes. Through evaluating the impact of different materials and various energy conservation measures (Building energy performance simulation and analysis), building forms (Solar building design), HVAC systems (Low-energy HVAC systems) and their impact on the comfort of inhabitants, courses address all aspects of energy-efficient building design and retrofitting. The independent research, the scientific writing and the project design—that are part of the overarching project of this quarter—serve to prepare students for the final thesis work. The third quarter broadens the perspective of the students by introducing the wider context of building energy efficiency and assessing the... [-]

MSc in Carbon Finance

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc in Carbon Finance is the world's first programme dedicated to professionals in the field of low carbon finance and investment. Designed to develop your understanding of how the challenges of climate change are driving trillions of pounds of new investment in a huge range of sectors, including energy production, housing and infrastructure, the programme will also prepare you to deliver this investment with advanced knowledge and skills. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. Our MSc in Carbon Finance is the world's first programme dedicated to professionals in the field of low carbon finance and investment. Designed to develop your understanding of how the challenges of climate change are driving trillions of pounds of new investment in a huge range of sectors, including energy production, housing and infrastructure, the programme will also prepare you to deliver this investment with advanced knowledge and skills. Programme overview Our programme will provide you with an understanding of climate change science and policy, their relationship to finance and investment, and the procedures and issues within the energy sector and carbon markets. It is dedicated to professionals in the field of low carbon finance and investment, focusing on the business opportunities and financial flows driven by society's response to climate change. The MSc is fundamentally interdisciplinary in nature, and therefore welcomes applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, including business, economics and science. Programme structure You will take four core courses in the first term (Sep-Dec) and three in the second term (Jan-May), including a group Carbon Consulting Project, which will foster vocational and teamwork skills. In the second term you will also have the opportunity to take one option course, to enable you to specialise in an area relevant to your future career path. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. Knowledge exchange The School hosts the Centre for Business and Climate Change, a... [-]

MSc Gas and Engineering Management

University of Salford
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 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. 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 Sustainable Energy Systems

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

The Joint Master degree, offered by the Open University of Cyprus and the Frederick University in Sustainable Energy Systems is a taught multi-disciplinary international programme suitable for applicants from engineering, architecture, planning and other relevant backgrounds, intended to incorporate the latest developments not only in the international scientific field, but also in the European and national regulatory and legal framework. [+]

Whether you are a current or a prospective student, a faculty member at Frederick University and Open University Cyprus or elsewhere, or alumni, we hope you will find all the information you need about a programme of study that recognises our present and future energy demands, over-reliance on fossil fuels and contribution to climate change, and aspires to provide the world with the next generation of scientists to tackle these energy and environmental challenges. We are proud of our curriculum and of the tradition of excellence here and are certain that we can offer you an outstanding academic experience. The distance learning graduate programme of Sustainable Energy Systems is principally oriented at young engineers and graduates of science faculties who wish to engage with the energy sector. In an era where the energy sector is emerging as the new pillar of the financial development of Cyprus, certainly choosing advanced education in the field of energy systems and the built environment can provide the graduates of the programme with numerous job opportunities. The programme, which is administered by experienced and distinguished scholars from Cyprus and Greece, has been evaluated and approved by the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU), which guarantees the professional recognition of its graduates from the competent professional body of Cyprus, ETEK. The Sustainable Energy Systems programme provides the graduates the necessary scientific foundations for establishing job positions, which will be created in the coming years in the field of energy planning, energy certification and energy upgrading of... [-]

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 Global Energy Management (GEM)

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector. The global energy system is undergoing a process of rapid change including: escalating demand constraints on supplies increasing energy prices regulatory pressures to reduce carbon emissions changing demographics and patterns of energy use and supply Industries, economies and societies face complex challenges and uncertainties that could become more extreme in the future. Both government and industry need to be able to understand and adapt to this changing context. Through this course you’ll gain a rigorous analytical training and in-depth real-world knowledge of global energy systems. There’s also hands-on training in the management of energy-related issues. Your training will help to give you an unrivalled edge in the energy job market. This Masters degree is delivered by the Department of Economics. You’ll study Core classes are designed around the latest academic research on the issues facing energy managers today. You’ll also have the opportunity to pursue your own interests through a variety of optional courses. We run a series of interactive seminars called the Global Energy Forum. Leading international energy experts in business, government and other organisations provide you with practical insights and inside knowledge. There are also field trips, conferences and you will complete a summer project. Core classes Global Energy Issues, Industries & Markets Global Energy Technologies, Impacts & Implementation Global Energy Policy, Politics, Business Structures & Finance Global Energy Forum Energy Economics Microeconomics or Macroeconomics... [-]

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.... [-]


MSc in Management and Engineering in Production Systems (MME-PS)

Maastricht School of Management
Campus Full time 24 months October 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

Graduates skilled in both complex engineering processes and the art of management are increasingly sought after in today's industrial world. This unique Master program is jointly run by two well-respected European universities: the RWTH Aachen University and the Maastricht School of Management (MsM). The mechanical engineering faculty of the RWTH Aachen University has an excellent reputation and is one of the top faculties worldwide for mechanical engineering. The Maastricht School of Management is a key player in global management education for more than 60 years, with some 2000 students graduating every year. • Course language: English • Program duration: 2 years • Location: Germany and the Netherlands • Program begins: September • Application deadline: 1 March [+]

Do you aim for a successful management career in production engineering? The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Production Systems is a two-year full-time program targeting young professionals who aspire to fulfill leading positions in industrial engineering companies. The master program also qualifies to continue a university career, including doctoral studies. 5 Reasons to follow this program 1. Increase your career options Graduates skilled in both complex engineering processes and the art of management are increasingly sought after in today’s industrial world. The program provides you with a thorough understanding, skills and tools needed to create and manage complex manufacturing operations. After graduating from the program you can develop a career in a diverse range of industries and sectors. 2. Experience world-class engineering education The program’s engineering part is conducted by RWTH Aachen University, which has one of the best faculties for mechanical engineering worldwide. The first year of the program provides you with in-depth knowledge of production technology and systems and production related processes. It focuses in particular on industrial R&D practice in the four areas of organization: manufacturing technology, production machines, production resources, and quality management. Research directly influences the curriculum, ensuring you are guided by the most up-to-date information and practices possible. 3. Develop your global leadership skills On the management side, Maastricht School of Management’s six decades of international experience in international management education will enrich your skills as a globally-oriented manager. You will become a master in core management processes and of the major social... [-]

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 [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. 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 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 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 Angus Miller (Energy Advisor, UK... [-]

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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Energy. 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... [-]

MSc in Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MSc in Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (REET) is a unique course for graduates, scientists and technologists who are either working in a research role within the renewable energy and technologies field or who are looking to begin their career in the sector. Studying on the course will enhance your range of knowledge and expertise and support your personal and career development. You will examine current issues in global energy... [+]

Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies - MSc full-time The MSc in Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (REET) is a unique course for graduates, scientists and technologists who are either working in a research role within the renewable energy and technologies field or who are looking to begin their career in the sector. Studying on the course will enhance your range of knowledge and expertise and support your personal and career development. You will examine current issues in global energy, consider energy use in different areas of society and consider possible scenarios for energy consumption in the future. You will develop a full understanding of the key materials used in renewable energy systems, learn about their functionalities and look at processes for the fabrication of energy conversion devices and systems. You will study the principles of operation, design, performance and installation of the key renewable technologies of solar, wind, biomass, wave and tidal and also consider energy storage options and the environmental and socio-economic effects of these technologies. You will carry out a personal research project in which you will use your knowledge and skills to carry out a relevant and original study in an area that will be agreed with your course tutor. This research will be carried out either in your workplace or at the University of Bolton. About the course The course is offered by the University of Bolton’s Institute for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (IREET). IREET is a multi-disciplinary research centre focusing on world class innovative... [-]

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... [-]