Masters Programs in Energy Sciences

Compare 13 Masters Programs in Energy Sciences

Energy Sciences

A master is an advanced degree that offers in-depth knowledge and skills in a specialized area. An undergraduate degree in a related field is generally required as prerequisite to enrollment. Completion of a master’s program can lead to better career possibilities or provide the groundwork for pursuit of further graduate studies.

What is a Master in Energy Sciences? A field with global implications, energy sciences explores the sources and use of energy, evaluates the interrelationship of environment and economics, and seeks to create new options in power generation. Courses may include ecology, environmental challenges, biophysics and cosmic physics. Students develop an understanding of energy sources such as wind, sun and geothermal systems, and gain knowledge concerning management of ecosystems. Reclamation is discussed through courses in decontamination, environmental monitoring and sustainable planet rehabilitation. Instruction is also provided in technological skills such as microprocessors, computer architecture and information technologies. Training in business and innovation rounds out the program.

The study of energy sciences can produce benefits that are felt on a global scale. Finding renewable power sources allows the advancement of economic development while protecting quality of life for future generations. The field can have far-reaching advantages.

Programs are available worldwide. Cost varies according to location and course curriculum. Students should investigate their global options and select the opportunity that best meets their goals.

The need for renewable energy sources is reflected in mandatory standards that have been enacted in many venues. This has increased demand for experts in the field. Program graduates are desired for their advanced knowledge in research and management. Potential employers include government agencies, city planners, energy companies, environmental laboratories, research institutions, conservation units, public and private consulting firms, engineers and manufacturers. Specialists are also needed in energy auditing, facilities management and equipment engineering for solar and wind power.

To begin a career that is personally rewarding and can make a difference in the world, 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

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Energy, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including oil and gas, renewable energy, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major Energy companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. [+]

STUDY ENERGY IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Energy, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including oil and gas, renewable energy, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major Energy companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING ENGINEERING IN THE UK

Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long. Students can obtain a degree in a shorter amount of time compared to studying in Latin America. Funding from Latin American countries for these subjects is also available. Focus: UK universities do not require general education courses; students will be focusing on Energy from Day 1! Employment opportunities: Many universities in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Furthermore, many energy courses offer the opportunity to take on a placement, whether as an additional year on their degree or as a short-term opportunity during their degree. Either way, UK engineering students graduate with readiness to work. ... [-]

MPhil in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong

Energy Technology research covers many areas, including sustainable technology, conventional technology, and energy efficiency and conservation. The MPhil program aims to strengthen students’ fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering, with specialization in the areas of chemical processing, materials, environment, energy, and bioengineering. [+]

Working at the cutting edge of the field with top international scientists, our postgraduate programs seek to ensure that each student:

attains an in-depth understanding of fundamental yet advanced chemical engineering topics; exercises intellectual curiosity in probing chemical engineering subjects at the frontiers of chemical engineering; develops skills to pursue new knowledge, both basic and applied, independently; and engages in pioneering research in this and related disciplines.

The Department emphasizes both academic excellence and industrial relevance and, wherever possible, programs are set in the context of local industrial needs and explore the potential of creating demand for new technologies.... [-]


Master in Energy Informatics

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Hagenberg

Energy is the underlying heartbeat of the global economy – a critical factor in the production of nearly all goods and services in the modern world. Clearly, given the critical role of energy, the driving imperatives in any economy are ensuring the security of supply, maintaining competitiveness and overseeing the transition to a low-carbon future. [+]

Master in Energy Informatics

Energy is the underlying heartbeat of the global economy – a critical factor in the production of nearly all goods and services in the modern world. Clearly, given the critical role of energy, the driving imperatives in any economy are ensuring the security of supply, maintaining competitiveness and overseeing the transition to a low-carbon future.

Key requirements in this respect are the strategic management of supply and improving its overall generation and distribution. Impacting on these challenging goals will be a variety of factors, including advances in renewables, e-mobility and green technologies, to name only a few. Managing this changing environment is no easy task. That will require intelligent IT solutions and therefore well-educated IT experts able to design and/or operate future smart grids, smart city infrastructures and enhanced energy supply systems.... [-]


Master of Advanced Engineering (Energy and Sustainability)

Monash University Malaysia
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months July 2018 Malaysia Selangor + 1 more

The Master of Advanced Engineering (Energy and Sustainability) is designed for working engineers and engineering graduates with an ambition to lead. [+]

The Master of Advanced Engineering (Energy and Sustainability) is designed for working engineers and engineering graduates with an ambition to lead. Addressing the pertinent demands in sustainable energy development, the course guides you to greater applicable knowledge in this area of specialization and to succeed in complex problem-solving methods.

This program is ideal for those of you who aspire to career advancement in the competitive global environment.

Core units Advanced Engineering Data Analysis Engineering Entrepreneurship Major units Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Engineering Sustainable Energy Technologies Energy Efficient Lighting Principles and Practices for Sustainable Development Elective units Environmental and Air Pollution Control Smart Grids Minor project AREA OF STUDY ... [-]

Master in Energy for Society

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

The aim of the master programme is to educate Energy Transition Strategists focussing on local and regional levels of energy transition. Upon graduation, you will have a broad competence base ranging from how to build (energy) communities, sustainable energy technologies, sustainable business models, governance, communication to spatial transformations. [+]

Technology for producing renewable energy is constantly being developed, whereas often the more challenging aspect of the energy transition is changing people's attitudes

Søren Hermansen, Samsø Energy Academy, Samsø, Denmark

Have you ever wondered how your community (village, neighbourhood, company, institution) can make the transition from fossil sourced energy to more sustainable sources? This key issue is the essence of the master Energy for Society program*.

The aim of the master program is to educate Energy Transition Strategists focussing on local and regional levels of energy transition. Upon graduation, you will have a broad competence base ranging from how to build (energy) communities, sustainable energy technologies, sustainable business models, governance, communication to spatial transformations. This will enable you to initiate and support local and regional energy transition projects entrepreneurially, i.e. help define and implement community-based projects that create social, environmental and monetary value. You will be able to catalyse complex bottom-up energy transition processes and foster change in people's 'energy behaviour'. Working with communities, cooperatives, clusters of companies, municipalities and regional organisations you will establish a dialogue between different groups of stakeholders.... [-]


Master in Energy & Solar Buildings

Université Savoie Mont Blanc
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Le Bourget-du-Lac

The Master in energy & solar buildings trains scientists capable of solving complex problems relating to the management, design and optimization of multiple-input technological systems and develops the expertise and skills needed to carry out research into energy management, environmental protection, the use of innovative materials and the production of innovative structures as part of a global policy of sustainable development. [+]

Objectives Train scientists capable of solving complex problems relating to the management, design, and optimization of multiple-input technological systems. Develop the expertise and skills needed to carry out research into energy management, environmental protection, the use of innovative materials and the production of innovative structures as part of a global policy of sustainable development. Skills and expertise Design and implement complex technological systems that are self-regulating (or autonomous) and that protect the environment through improved energy efficiency and the use of specific methods, processes, and materials. Expertise in associated tools (modeling, simulation, measurement, information management). ... [-]

Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance Nice-Berlin

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Germany Berlin France Nice + 2 more

A unique graduate programme in Global Energy transition and Governance. Anglophone, takes place in Nice and Berlin [+]

The Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give a deep understanding of the complexity of the current energy transformations in Europe and worldwide. The programme takes place in Berlin and Nice. The programme offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in the field of energy studies. It analyses the links between the different levels of energy governance, from an international to a local level, offering problem-focused learning at the crossroads of theory and practice. The one-year programme stretches over three terms and takes place in two study locations: Nice and Berlin.... [-]


Master in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems SELECT

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The joint master's programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) is offered by five European universities through InnoEnergy. The programme is for engineers who want immediate, hands-on experience of solving real-world energy challenges. Sharing their inspiration with industrial partners, students explore the societal aspects of a changing energy landscape and the environmental impacts of renewable energy projects, while adding depth to their engineering knowledge. [+]

The joint master's programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) is offered by five European universities through InnoEnergy. The programme is for engineers who want immediate, hands-on experience of solving real-world energy challenges. Sharing their inspiration with industrial partners, students explore the societal aspects of a changing energy landscape and the environmental impacts of renewable energy projects, while adding depth to their engineering knowledge.

Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems at KTH

Equipping you with additional skills in problem analysis and solving, advanced team-building, and international cooperation, completing the joint master’s Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems programme means you are perfectly placed to help drive the transition to future sustainable energy systems.... [-]


Master in Energy Conversion and Management

Offenburg University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Offenburg

Regardless of the energy topic, the professors at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences have it covered. Many of our lecturers work for global energy companies, engineering services or consulting firms. Through lectures and discussions, students learn all about the current hot topics in the energy sector. [+]

Energy Conversion and Management (ECM)

Solar energy, bioenergy, hydro and wind power, power generation, energy management.

Regardless of the energy topic, the professors at Offenburg University have it covered. Many of our lecturers work for global energy companies, engineering services or consulting firms. Through lectures and discussions, students learn all about the current hot topics in the energy sector.

Studying Energy Conversion and Management means, first of all, developing comprehensive expertise in energy systems and their management, but also taking the relevant economic, social, and political environments into consideration. Graduates of our program, with its international focus, will be well prepared for leadership positions around the globe.... [-]


Master in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The master’s programme in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment will offer students a comprehensive education and the engineering tools necessary to solve the future challenges of how to best use our energy and finite natural resources. [+]

The master’s programme in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment will offer students a comprehensive education and the engineering tools necessary to solve the future challenges of how to best use our energy and finite natural resources.

Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment at KTH

Students gain advanced competence in chemical engineering and obtain modern tools to analyse various processes, such as the production of biofuels, energy storage or the purification of drinking water – through the whole chain, from raw materials to product. The analyses often include aspects of chemicals, heat, electricity and environment.

A large number of elective courses allows students to tailor their education to meet personal and professional goals, and complementary skills such as problem-solving and team work are emphasised in many of the courses, as is written and oral communication. The courses are, therefore, to a large degree based on seminars and project assignments as a complement to traditional lectures.... [-]


MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO Plus)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The ENERPO PLUS program was designed on the basis of the one-year ENERPO program to meet the growing interest in these challenges, and considers the importance of these issues for both policy makers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy. In addition to the academic training provided by the ENERPO curriculum, it also includes a practical experience and allows more time for student's research work. ENERPO and ENERPO PLUS are the only English-language MA programs in Russia focusing specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. [+]

Competition and cooperation over the control of Eurasian natural resources will profoundly influence world politics in the 21st century. Crucial issues include the future of the Russo-European oil & gas trade, Russia’s “energy pivot” to Asia, the recent the LNG and shale gas “revolutions”, the recurring geopolitical crises in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, the great opportunities and the huge profits generated by the energy sector, the use of “energy weapons” and levers, and the pursuit of environmental and economical sustainability, the sanctions regimes on Russia and Iran, and the current falling world price of oil.

The ENERPO PLUS program was designed on the basis of the one-year ENERPO program to meet the growing interest in these challenges, and considers the importance of these issues for both policy makers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy. In addition to the academic training provided by the ENERPO curriculum, it also includes a practical experience and allows more time for student's research work. ENERPO and ENERPO PLUS are the only English-language MA programs in Russia focusing specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. ... [-]


Master in Smart Mobility and Energy Systems (IMES)

Ostfalia University of Applied Science
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 7 semesters October 2018 Germany Wolfenbüttel Wolfsburg + 2 more

The accredited master’s degree program “Smart Mobility and Energy Systems” is primarily directed towards graduates of a bachelors degree program oriented towards Electrical Engineering or Information Technology, that are striving for a career as a high skilled professional or manager... [+]

The accredited master’s degree program “Smart Mobility and Energy Systems” is primarily directed towards graduates of a bachelors degree program oriented towards Electrical Engineering or Information Technology, that are striving for a career as a high skilled professional or manager.

Fields of Activity and Application

Typical areas of application are technically demanding professional and leadership tasks as project, group, or department leader in respect to application oriented research, advanced development, product definition and development, system integration, project planning, quality management, technical distribution:

In engineering offices, midsize and large industrial companies, For service companies, business consultants, In civil service, especially in the fields:Traffic Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Automation Engineering, Telecommunications Technical Study Content ... [-]

MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The ENERPO program is designed to meet the growing interest in these challenges, and considers the importance of these issues for both policy makers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy, legal studies and is complemented by first hand expertise in the Eurasian energy sector from experts featured in the ENERPO Workshop Series. [+]

ENERPO: The key to understanding international affairs in the 21st century

Competition and cooperation over the control of Eurasian natural resources will profoundly influence world politics in the 21st century. Crucial issues include the future of the Russo-European oil & gas trade, Russia’s “energy pivot” to Asia, the recent the LNG and shale gas “revolutions”, the recurring geopolitical crises in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, the great opportunities and the huge profits generated by the energy sector, the use of “energy weapons” and levers, and the pursuit of environmental and economical sustainability, the sanctions regimes on Russia and Iran, and the current falling world price of oil.... [-]