Masters Programs in Energy Studies

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Energy Studies

A Master in Energy is an advanced degree that allows science and engineering students to continue their education with a focus on energy. Specialized programs provide study in specific areas, such as nuclear, solar or sustainable power sources.

 

What is a Master in Energy? A master’s program in energy focuses on ways of meeting the world’s ever-increasing demand for power. Studies can center on a specific resource or provide preparation for research and development of new options. The nuclear field offers courses in nuclear physics, thermodynamics, material sciences and nuclear plant design. Solar studies focus on renewable sources with courses in solar heating, electricity and management. A master of sustainable energy prepares the student to apply technologies in improving efficiency and reducing the impact of conventional power usage. There are also programs that integrate environmental, social and governmental considerations in the development and consumption of resources.

 

The benefits of this field are felt on a global scale. The world’s growing demand for power and the effect of energy use on the environment are major considerations for the future. Generations to come could profit from the efforts of today’s experts.

 

The cost of pursuing a master’s in energy will vary according to the location of the school and the program offered. Students should research their options and select the path that best suits their goals and finances.

 

There are several options in energy careers. Jobs in research are available in any specialization. Graduates of nuclear studies are sought for design and construction, waste management, and operation of plants. Solar engineers are required in many branches of the power industry and are also employed to plan and implement systems in the public and private sector. Sustainable resource specialists are needed to aid in the transition towards renewable solutions, both in government and business settings. Universities around the world seek energy graduates for teaching positions.

 

To take the first step towards an exciting field with far-reaching benefits for humanity, 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 of Engineering Leadership in Clean Energy Engineering

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) Clean Energy Engineering is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to make their sustainable vision a reality and advance their careers in the in-demand field of clean energy. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) Clean Energy Engineering is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to make their sustainable vision a reality and advance their careers in the in-demand field of clean energy. There is a growing need across multiple industries for technical experts in clean energy engineering. Our planet needs viable energy solutions to minimize environmental impacts, promote geopolitical stability and enable economic diversification. Watch this video and learn more about this unique technical management program from our students and professors. Propel Your Career Forward This unique master’s degree program will: deepen your knowledge of sustainable energy systems, energy distribution networks, energy efficiency and energy policy; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes project work, seminars, conferences and other innovative teaching strategies; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts at UBC’s high-tech facilities and multidisciplinary research centres; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements You are eligible for this program if you meet the MEL admission requirements and you have: an undergraduate degree in engineering or a bachelor of science degree in environmental science; completed a second-year undergraduate thermodynamics course; and three or more years of relevant work experience. As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills... [-]

Master of Energy Change (MEC)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

The Master of Energy Change offers a breadth of courses that allows you to develop a program of advanced learning suited to your individual interests, skills and aspirations in the area of energy change. A major key to addressing climate change is the need for a world-wide change to carbon-free forms of energy production and this degree will help you contribute to these complex issues. Depending on the area of study and specialisation, our graduates find work in government, policy, scientific research, development and aid organizations, multi-national companies, and many other exciting fields. [+]

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Science 

The Master of Energy Change is an interdisciplinary coursework program that will allow you to develop a program of advanced learning suited to your individual interests, skills and aspirations in the area of energy change. A major key to addressing climate change is the need for a world-wide change to carbon-free forms of energy production. The need for energy change is well-established yet there are relatively few people with an effective overview or the multi-disciplinary skills needed to effectively contribute to this complex issue. Our graduates find work in government, policy, scientific research, development and aid organisations, multi-national companies, and many other exciting fields. Make an enquiry directly with ANU The ANU Energy Change Institute is Australia’s leading authority in energy research, education and public policy, comprising more than 200 staff and PhD students from across the spectrum of expertise at the University, and with over $100 million in infrastructure and facilities. Six of our researchers are ANU Public Policy Fellows, playing an important role in the development of policy alongside government and non-government agencies in the national capital.... [-]


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. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. 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 unis 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. HOW CAN ACROSS THE POND HELP? We provide  free advice & guidance  to students wanting to pursue engineering in the UK. With our help you can: Find a leading programme  that meets both your academic needs and career goals Make the application process... [-]

Master's in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years NHH is one of few business schools in the world where you can specialise in business within the energy sector and graduates from this master’s programme are in great demand. This programme aims to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary managers in the fields of energy and natural resource development. Future development and prosperity depends largely on access to energy sources and secure, reliable supplies of natural resources. Exploitation of these resources has a significant impact on the environment and getting the balance right is a critical factor in the commercial world where business sustainability is increasingly defined by factors going beyond the bottom line. Whether your goal is to shape public policy, become a resource economist, work for a big energy corporation, or pursue a career in commodity trading and financial products, the programme provides you with an excellent basis for a future career that encompasses crucial and relevant issues to modern society. ... [-]

Master in Water Engineering

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

This Master’s objective is to prepare the water resources engineer which will be modern requirement appropriate, competitive, performance-oriented, focused on the practical and operational activities. Which, will can provide design and implementation of operational activities given into construction norms and rules, will be motivated to be a professional point of view, a worthy contribution to the social - economic development. Will be able to design, construction and exploitation of water resources management systems using modern computer programs and consideration of risk–factors in the regulatory processes. Will be able to natural water classification, monitoring of water quality and assessment them use the modern standards. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. This Master’s objective is to prepare the water resources engineer which will be modern requirement appropriate, competitive, performance-oriented, focused on the practical and operational activities. Which, will can provide design and implementation of operational activities given into construction norms and rules, will be motivated to be a professional point of view, a worthy contribution to the social - economic development. Will be able to design, construction and exploitation of water resources management systems using modern computer programs and consideration of risk–factors in the regulatory processes. Will be able to natural water classification, monitoring of water quality and assessment them use the modern standards. Programme Prerequisites The studying rights on a Master’s programme is entitled person who has at least a bachelor's or equivalent academic degree and has English knowledge in the level B2, that must be approved by appropriate Certificate from Institution with special Accreditation, or tests providing by the University. The person will be enrolled according the results of the Graduate Record Examination (based on the Graduate Record Examinations, and tests in specialty submitted in the English language). Sample tests will be posted up on the website of the Department of Education of GTU at least one month before the start of the examinations -http://gtu.ge/study/index.php. Admission to the Master's programme without passing the examination may be established by the Ministry of Education and Science. Programme Description The programme was developed according ECTS system, 1 credit is equal to 27 hours, which is meant as a... [-]

Renewable Energy

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

Acquire a solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies and related socio-economic issues at Hanze UAS and specialise in a specific technology at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. Specialisations are available in wind energy, photovoltaics, sustainable fuel systems for mobility, solar thermal energy, grid integration and ocean energy. This programme is for students with a technical background. [+]

Study a European Master's in Renewable Energy in the Netherlands

Acquire a solid foundation in key renewable energy technologies and related socio-economic issues at Hanze UAS and specialise in a specific technology at a partner institute or at Hanze UAS. Specialisations are available in wind energy, photovoltaics, sustainable fuel systems for mobility, solar thermal energy, grid integration and ocean energy. This programme is for students with a technical background.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in:

Engineering

Mathematics

Physics

Equivalent with appropriate work experience

A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language:... [-]


Master in Solar Energy Engineering (1 year or 2 years)

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Borlänge

With an ideal blend of theory and practical inputs, this is one of DU's most outstanding programmes. Extensive research work at the (SERC) Solar Energy Research Center ensures you are exposed to all relevant subjects of solar energy engineering. Upon completion of the programme, you will have excellent job opportunities in the fast-growing solar industry in Europe as well as in other countries. Many graduates continue their academic career as PhD students and become researchers and teachers at universities throughout the world. Programme graduates have formed an active worldwide Alumni network that supports current students in the development of suitable thesis projects and later as they begin their professional careers. Master programme in Solar Energy Engineering www.du.se/en/solar Master Programme in Solar Energy Engineering, 60 credits (1 year) Master Programme in Solar Energy Engineering, 120 credits (2 years) Location: Campus Borlänge Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Career Opportunities: Work in the PV and solar thermal industry, designing, researching and developing new solar technologies for various national and international companies [+]

This Master’s Degree Programme is based on the research work at the Solar Energy Research Center (SERC) at Dalarna University. The programme started in 1999 under the name “European Solar Engineering School (ESES)”. Since then about 250 students have taken the programme and most of them work today as solar experts in the solar industry and as researchers and teachers at universities all over the world.

Why should you take this programme? Solar energy will play a crucial role in the supply of future energy on Earth. Solar energy engineers are already required in many sectors of the energy industry. This one year master’s degree programme has an ideal blend of theory and practical elements that give students an optimal start for their solar career. You will study while in close contact with teachers and researchers at (SERC). In the courses you will be trained on real-case projects. The international character of the programme and its participants will allow you to work in multinational companies and to create a worldwide network for your future career. Who should study Solar Energy? ... [-]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Japan Beppu Germany Birkenfeld + 2 more

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany. The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of the Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct field work in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences). ... [-]

Master in Management in the Energy Industry

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Rome

The Master in Management in the Energy Industry aims at transforming and leveraging students’ background, building competences towards the functional tasks and a solid knowledge of the ecosystem. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. The Master in Management in the Energy Industry aims at transforming and leveraging students’ background, building competences towards the functional tasks and a solid knowledge of the ecosystem. In particular, participants will be able to build specific skills and tools ad hoc enriching their understanding of economic, environmental and social dimension. The Master is targeted on students who have obtained a Bachelor Degree or a Master of Science (or analogous foreign academic qualification) in social sciences or engineering with a strong interest in the Energy Industry and its economic, environmental and societal dimension. The professional profiles include: Energy market analyst Business development manager Environmental manager Energy efficiency consultant Energy investment analyst Energy project manager. PROGRAMME The Master Programme lasts 12 months, the first 9 months will be lectures based the last 3 months will be dedicated to the development of a Field Project . Core Courses Strategy Marketing Accounting Financial Management Business Law Economics of Strategy Organisational & HRM Specialisation Courses Industry Ecosystem Courses OIL & Gas Power Utilities Renewables & Green Energy Network Infrastructure & Smart Grid Energy Management & Storage Risk Management Markets & Energy Trading Energy Management Courses Environmental Planning & Sustainability Financial Modeling and Project Financiang for Energy Business Combination and M&A for Energy Business Law & Regulatory Framework LEARNING LABs Students develop soft skills by attending a variety of Learning Labs carefully integrated into the MaMEI programme. Lab sessions enable students to cultivate their intellectual flexibility; develop problem-solving competencies and approaches... [-]

Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials (BiWEM)

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Albi

The objectives of BiWEM are to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical specialised knowledge in the field of biomass and waste processing. Students in the program will acquire the ability to design economically viable biological or thermochemical processes for the conversion of biomass and waste into new materials or energy carriers, within a sustainable development frame. [+]

MINES ALBI is a graduate school of engineering located in the city of Albi, a warm, lovely and affordable city near Toulouse, in the Southwest of France. All students have an accommodation in town or on the campus where they can practice many sport activities, even in the week-end. -> DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL THAT CONTRIBUTES TO CREATE A FAIRER WORLD? Do you want to design technical solutions that meet energy needs while reducing the consumption of non-renewable resources and greenhouse gas emissions? If so, the Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials, 100% taught in English, offers you a unique opportunity to become a major player in climate and social changes. In joining this full time program over two years, you will acquire all the required skills to be at the forefront of decision-making in the field of Waste and Biomass Valorization to face tomorrow’s challenges. In joining the BiWEM Master, you will experience a challenging learning environment: · The BiWEM program is boosted by the research department RAPSODEE CNRS UMR 5302 with an outstanding national and international recognition. You will meet highly qualified and internationally recognized teachers since RAPSODEE, whose Director is the renowned Professor Ange NZIHOU, collaborates with many top universities around the world · You will have access to our impressive and up-to-date on-site pilot-scale facilities. RAPSODEE has been granted by the French government as a research center of excellence in Science for Energy Conversion (label given to only 10% of research... [-]

MSc Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management* subject to validation

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

A postgraduate degree from the University of East London, based at the Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. A flexible Masters degree designed to develop a rigorous understanding of different energy technologies, exploring the subject through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on practical work. How is the course taught? Taught at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), which pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, the MSc course examines renewable energy provision, increased energy efficiency and intelligent management of energy resources. These topics are explored within the context of the ecological, social and economic impacts and the policy drivers at international, national and local scales. Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most innovative environmental buildings in the UK, or via a mixture of the two. Different energy technologies are examined alongside new advances in energy storage, smart grids and meters. Computer modelling, data collection and analysis give students practical experience in effective energy management. Students can choose modules from a wide range that covers environmental assessment and renewable energy, cities and communities, energy provision, energy in buildings, and politics and economics. We give our MSc students the knowledge, skills and experience needed to develop a career in the environmental sector and make an impact. The programme draws on our expert staff (https://gse.cat.org.uk/index.php/postgraduate-courses/msc-sustainability-in-energy-provision-and-demand-management/sepdm-staff-profiles) and a wide selection of academics and specialist guest lecturers – people who have made exceptional contributions to environmental thinking and action. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability in Energy Provision and... [-]

Mastère Spécialisé ® Manager In Energy Transition Of Urban Systems

University of Technology Troyes - UTT
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 France Troyes

During this Master Spécialisé® Manager of the Energy Transition of Urban Systems, the student will acquire the knowledge of standards and regulations, decisions will include mechanisms that take place in communities, among planners and energy suppliers and learn to implement diagnostics and analyze energy issues. [+]

LEARN TO DEFINE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY POLICY AND BUILD THE SMART-CITIES OF TOMORROW In 2050, an estimated 66% of the world population will be urban. An evolution impacting particularly emerging countries. Increasing urbanization is associated with energy needs rising sharply. How do we manage to reconcile the two? During this Master Spécialisé® Manager of the Energy Transition of Urban Systems, the student will acquire the knowledge standards and regulations in effect, will include decisions mechanisms that take place in communities, among planners and energy suppliers, and learn to implement diagnostics and analyzing energy issues. Finally, it will be able to manage and seeking support to implement energy policies medium and long terms. Real manager the post-carbon cityHe can organize, lead and arbitrate the critical choices facing the urbanizing areas. This program is jointly developed by the University of Technology of Troyes and EPF, which bring the expertise of their researchers, In the domains : sustainable development, environment, territorial approach and digital technologies to UTT urban planning, green building, smart cities and energy for EPF They trust us [...] This type of training seems to us perfectly relevant to the needs of the labor market and in particular with the need to offer potential well-trained professionals to network technologies, energy transition and urban systems. [...] [...] Students who complete this course will have a comprehensive approach to issues of the energy transition, especially in the field of housing, and a deepening of the levers, actions and tools actors mobilize to meet this... [-]

Master of Technology in Building Energy Performance

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 India Ahmedabad

Buildings with low energy use are a social and economic imperative for India and other tropical regions that will see the largest growth in the next two decades. [+]

Masters in Energy Studies. Master of Technology in Building Energy Performance Program Overview Buildings with low energy use are a social and economic imperative for India and other tropical regions that will see the largest growth in the next two decades. Energy use largely determines the environmental footprint of a building over its life span. Research, policy and practice are making building energy performance an area of intellectual and professional growth. Increasingly, a new kind of professional is needed in the building design or operations team to help save energy. M.Tech. Program in Building Energy Performance students learn to: Use state of the art tools to conduct simulations and assess building energy performance. Tackle complex technical problems and participate in a multidisciplinary environment. Contribute to and influence the design of energy-efficient buildings, while considering the architecture and environment, occupants’ behavior, their health and comfort. India and other tropical regions are experiencing unprecedented economic growth and environmental concerns. Regulations, green building rating systems, and owners’ preferences have created a demand for building energy professionals. With a focus on warm climate, the graduates of this program are attractive candidates for job markets in India, South-east Asia and the Middle-east, and for research careers in Europe and North America. They will work in energy consulting firms, building design teams, with building owners and government agencies, taking a leading role for pursuing energy efficiency with a whole-building perspective. Curriculum CEPT University is recognized internationally for high quality research and practical experience in energy efficiency... [-]

Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets. [+]

Master of Finance - Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (EEE)

The Master of Finance – Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (FT MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:

understand conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues. solve asset management/corporate finance problems as they present themselves in real-life situations. formulate financial strategies and policies. demonstrate awareness of the ethical implications of finance/economics-based decisions on energy and environmental issues. ... [-]

Master in Science and Materials of Solar Energy

National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Moscow

This two-year Master’s program taught in English is designed create an integral understanding of modern technologies used in solar energy research and development, industrial production of modern solar cells, panels and systems. [+]

The two-year Master’s program Science and Materials of Solar Energy is designed create an integral understanding of modern technologies used in solar energy research and development, industrial production of modern solar cells, panels and systems. The main aim of the program is to prepare highly-qualified personnel capable of working in both research laboratories and the industrial sector, equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge and analytical and problem solving skills in the field of Solar Energy. The program provides necessary skills for development and modernization of the Renewable Energy sector by means of innovative solutions and deployment of new materials and technologies. It also prepares students for work in industrial, research and development companies, and laboratories, developing energy-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions to local and global problems. Successful completion of the course provides the student with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of various types and constructions of solar cells as well as production techniques and processes deployed by the micro and nano-electronics industries. The student gains knowledge about general fundamentals of material science, physical and chemical properties of materials used in electronics industry. The student is also provided with knowledge about the wide spectrum of applications and qualities of new materials and structures designed at the nano-scale. In addition to theoretical and practical knowledge of the main discipline, the student has access to the optional independent research projects and courses, which allows widening the spectrum of professional knowledge and skills in the area of innovative technology. These include Methods of... [-]