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.
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 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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
Prepare graduate students to succeed in a constantly growing, demanding, and highly competitive technological world. [+]
The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector. [+]
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.
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.... [-]
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 [+]
The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock. Alongside this students will gain the skills needed to asses these options on a whole life basis with an appreciation for how the financial and business case can be made for such approaches. The programme is closely linked with the schools Sustainable Built Environments Research Group (SBERG) and will be informed by the cutting edge research carried out by the group considering technical, behavioural and social issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments [+]
The 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. [+]
Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. [+]
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... [+]
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. [+]