Masters Programs in Energy Sciences

Compare 18 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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MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO Plus)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Saint 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 policymakers 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 economic 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 policymakers 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 highly 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 highly 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 2019 Russia Saint 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 policymakers 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 economic sustainability, the sanctions regimes on Russia and Iran, and the current falling world price of oil.... [-]


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 upon Tyne 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. ... [-]

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 social 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 social 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 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 products. 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 teamwork 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.... [-]


Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance Nice-Berlin

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Germany Berlin France Nice + 2 more

At the crossroads of theory and practice, this one-year Anglophone programme takes place in Nice and Berlin. A unique graduate programme in Global Energy transition and Governance. [+]

"Understanding the complexity of current energy transformations in Europe and worldwide"

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.... [-]


MPhil in Mechanical Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Master's programs focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environment of engineering research and development. The interdisciplinary postgraduate research program in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides long-term support to our ongoing educational training and fast-developing research in technology in general. [+]

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the leading MAE departments in Asia. It offers rigorous academic and professional training in a wide range of areas, including both traditional and cutting-edge topics in energy, mechanics, advanced materials, nano/biotechnology, and manufacturing.

The Master's programs focus on strengthening students' background in mechanical engineering, increasing their mathematical proficiency, and exposing them to the environment of engineering research and development.

Students are required to undertake coursework and successfully complete a thesis to demonstrate competence in engineering research. Students must attend seminars. They must also take and pass an English language communication course. The program normally takes two years of full-time study to complete.... [-]


MPhil in Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The interdisciplinary postgraduate research program in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides long-term support to our ongoing educational training and fast-developing research in technology in general. The MPhil focuses on strengthening students’ knowledge in their chosen area of concentration, and training for engineering research and development. [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavoring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

Industrial engineers are uniquely trained from the total system perspective to practice as system integrators, cross-functional trainers, and change facilitators. In addition to engineering training, Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management (IELM) also emphasizes strategic issues, integration, and customer-orientation.... [-]


MPhil in Electronic and Computer Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The MPhil program is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in research and development in industry or academia and is an excellent preparation for a Ph.D. degree. The interdisciplinary postgraduate research program in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides long-term support to our ongoing educational training and fast-developing research in technology in general. [+]

Power ahead and make your postgraduate studies really count in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering. The recent evolution of Electronic and Computer Engineering has been developed into a wide-ranging discipline covering technologies critical to the growth of the knowledge economy.

Networking, wireless communications, multimedia signal processing, microelectronics, microprocessors, IC design, optoelectronics, display technologies, and control and robotics all fall into this exciting discipline. Advanced training in these fields opens up a wealth of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, business sector, government, and universities worldwide.

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MPhil in Computer Science and Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The MPhil program seeks to strengthen students' knowledge in computer science and expose them to issues involved in the development, scientific, educational and commercial applications of computer systems. The interdisciplinary postgraduate research program in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides long-term support to our ongoing educational training and fast-developing research in technology in general. [+]

Make your input really count as a postgraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Traditional computer science research covers the hardware and software of computer systems and their applications. Computer science programs at HKUST emphasize an integrated approach to the study of computers and computing methods to collect, process, analyze and transmit information to support relevant and useful applications in modern life.

Computer science is still a young field. The world is only just beginning to realize the potential of information technology. The Department and its programs prepare students to meet the exciting challenges that await and to generate new advances in computing that will fuel future progress.... [-]


MPhil in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Energy Technology Concentration)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 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 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 Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Systems

University of Oviedo -
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Oviedo

The main goal of this Master's Degree is the training of qualified staff in areas related to electrical energy management. This Master's Course offers a double approach: scientific and professional. [+]

Professional Opportunities

The main goal of this Master's Degree is the training of qualified staff in areas related to electrical energy management. This Master's Course offers a double approach: scientific and professional.

In the scientific study track, training focuses on the design of two main applications: Electrical Power Systems and Electrical and Hybrid Traction Systems. Students will be able to join a research group in the field of renewable energies and electric traction, in either the University of Oviedo or any other company. Students who choose to take this path will also be able to access a Ph.D. programme if they decide to do so.

In the professional study track, training focuses on the management of electrical energy, so that graduates of this Master's Programme will be able to work in the management area of energy sector companies. Thus, subjects have been designed taking into account two main issues: energy management in large consumers, and the generation and transmission of electrical energy in a liberalized market.... [-]


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). ... [-]