Masters Programs in Energy

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A master's program is most often a continuation of bachelor's studies. The degrees obtained through these programs tend to take anywhere from two to four years to obtain.

What is a Master in Energy Studies? This is most often an interdisciplinary program drawing coursework from the business, public policy, earth sciences and ecology departments of a university. The aim of many energy studies programs is to equip graduates with a level of understanding necessary to make and inform executive decisions about the use of energy resources. Common courses include studies of climate change, energy financial markets, energy transportation and environmental science topics.

One of the benefits of taking a master's degree is often the increased credibility such a document affords during a job search process. The qualities this degree represents to employers, such as commitment and mental focus, may also be useful in all aspects of a graduate’s life.

Part of the research process into degree options must include an investigation of cost. Each program is different, so make sure to check with the relevant institutional body before applying.

A Master in Energy Studies is often a necessary step for those who wish to pursue a career in developing energy policies. An example of a professional position in this discipline is energy policy analyst. These individuals might work directly for governments or private companies, or they might find a position at an independent consultation or analysis firm. Such a position would likely require in-depth research and data analysis, along with the ability to effectively communicate summary materials to executives and advisory boards. Graduates of an energy studies master’s program may quality for upper-level positions requiring experts in the field.

Energy studies programs vary in their focus, so pay attention to the details of the course structure. 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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MSc Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management* subject to validation

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 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. 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 Demand... [-]

Master's Degree In Energy And Environmental Management (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master Energy and Environmental Management is designed in this spirit, to provide young graduates technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process in this important area. [+]

Businesses, public institutions and international organizations increasingly manifest greater attention to efficiency green issues and energy conservation and environmental sustainability. Thus it was born the need to include highly specialized professionals able to manage the development programs and implement the Energy Management oriented innovation projects, environmental management, energy all'efficientismo with attention to the impact on the field of new technologies. The Master Energy and Environmental Management is designed in this spirit, to provide young graduates technical and managerial skills needed to enter today with professionalism and competence in the ongoing change process in this important area. STRUCTURE The Master, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of nine months: 5 full time classroom 4 internships at industry structures PROGRAM The program is structured in modules for thematic areas supplemented by practical exercises, workshops, project work and company visits: Economics of enterprise Energy, Utilities and environmental policies: a changing industry The supply chain: from production to distribution Energy efficiency in end-use: the White Economy Total quality management and environmental certifications environmental communication, green marketing, and Corporate Environmental Responsibility Valuation of investments and project financing of the Energy and Environment sector New technologies and information systems applied to the Energy and Environmental world RECIPIENTS Young graduates in engineering and in all economics and law, technical and quantitative, both the old and of the new system and foreign students holding a degree or equivalent qualification. FACULTY The teaching is entrusted to professionals, lawyers and business men and women with an accurate... [-]

Master in Soil and Water Resource Management

Brawijaya University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 Indonesia Malang

To be a higher education institution of agricultural excellence, with international standards and that is able to play an active role in the development of science and technology and natural resources management, as well as provide the continued development of agribusiness management. [+]

Masters in Energy. Master in Soil Water Resource Management Vision: To be a higher education institution of agricultural excellence, with international standards and that is able to play an active role in the development of science and technology and natural resources management, as well as provide the continued development of agribusiness management. Mission: To provide education, research and community service in the field of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management and agribusiness management under a global perspective, based on faith and piety. To develop and apply science and technology within the scope of Agriculture and Agri-environment for the development of the nation. Objectives: Form graduates with a high academic ability, superior behavior and entrepreneurial skills. Produce problem solving, technology-based science in the areas of agriculture, natural resources and agribusiness management. Blend science and technology research with the education program. Apply science and technology in accordance with the needs of society in the fields of agriculture, natural resources and agribusiness management. Values: In carrying out the activities of Tri Dharma University, Academician in the FP-UB must uphold and practice the values ​​as follows: Serve God Almighty Be efficient Be innovative, creative, transparent and dynamic Service Promises: Politeness, accurateness, effectiveness and efficiency. [-]

Masters of Management in Energy

A. B. Freeman School of Business
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 USA New Orleans

The curriculum was developed by faculty who specialize in energy and by industry professionals who work with our faculty and recruit our students. [+]

Masters of Management in Energy Program Overview The Master of Management in Energy program (MME) is a 10 month full time program beginning each July. Ideal candidates have solid academic backgrounds in quantitative majors such as accounting, business, computer science, economics, engineering, finance, mathematics, or sciences. The curriculum was developed by faculty who specialize in energy and by industry professionals who work with our faculty and recruit our students. Specialized courses include energy accounting, energy data analysis, energy economics, energy investment banking, energy modeling, energy portfolio management, energy risk management, energy strategy, and energy trading. The energy and finance courses are taught in our $3 million dollar trading center that is equipped with industry-leading technology, data bases, and trading software from Trading Technologies, Thompson Reuters, MorningStar, MathWorks, and 1Derrick. Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue career opportunities with energy companies, banks, trading organizations, utilities, ISOs, financial services and consulting firms, and regulatory agencies. Curriculum The curriculum has been designed by a team of faculty members who teach in the program and by industry professionals, who work with our faculty and recruit our students. Courses are delivered in sequence for maximum career development. The faculty integrates energy topics into courses through energy industry examples, state-of-the-art applications, leading-edge data bases, projects, and cases. The program begins with an intensive summer session that provides an introduction to the energy industry and focuses on sharpening computing and financial modeling skills. The fall semester strengthens core quantitative skills while broadening the perspective on... [-]

Master's Degree in Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Romania Iasi

The EMSE Program is recommended to graduates in engineering and environmental studies, ecologist, biologists, chemists and other professionals which will appreciate the important multi- and inter-disciplinary dimension of this master of science program. [+]

Masters in Energy. In brief Study domain: Environmental Engineering Language of instruction: This study programme is offered both in English and Romanian. Type of studies : Full time, Master of Science Program Standard length of studies (in years) & number of semesters: 2 years / 4 semesters Number of ECTS Credits (on semester and on length of studies): 30 credits / semester, 120 credits in total Academic calendar (starting and ending dates of the courses): October 1st – June 30th. Extended to September 30th for re-examinations. The Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy (EMSE) Master Program mission is to train specialists in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering (according to MO – Official Monitor 5644/2012) which fits perfectly the TUIASI mission, its educational and research objectives and development strategy. The EMSE Program is recommended to graduates in engineering and environmental studies, ecologist, biologists, chemists and other professionals which will appreciate the important multi- and inter-disciplinary dimension of this master of science program. The EMSE Master of Science Programe provides deeper knowledge and understanding in environmental management and related instruments, applied for sustainable production and consumption and sustainable energy use. The EMSE Master of Science Programme is based on a modern curriculum with basic and specific disciplines that give insight to environmental technology & management and sustainable energy. The state-of-the-art curriculum provides a clear and coherent line of study and at the same time it ensures a strong multidisciplinarity. The EMSE Master of Science Programme responds perfectly to the HR training... [-]

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 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. [+]

Masters in Energy. 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 specialisation and to succeed in complex problem solving methods. This program is ideal for those of you who aspire for 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 You will acquire an advanced understanding in energy and sustainability and the ability to develop solutions to complex engineering problems. You will study core units in engineering leadership and engineering analysis to strengthen your abilities in critical reasoning, innovation and strategic thinking. Apply advanced energy and sustainability based knowledge in an engineering context Employ energy and sustainability based techniques to solve complex problems, design engineering solutions, and evaluate potential designs to identify optimal solutions Research, investigate and critically appraise current developments and research directions, and identify future directions for energy and sustainability Demonstrate a commitment to uphold code of ethics and established norms of professional engineering conduct Communicate information effectively to industry and wider community Demonstrate knowledge of team dynamics and leadership, and function effectively as an individual and in diverse engineering teams Select and apply appropriate resources... [-]

Master in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas. The university is included in the governmental «TOP 100 Leading Universities in the world» program. The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. Students get knowledge of underlying physical principals and material science aspects of photovoltaics, technology and metrology of solar modules, equipment, design and maintenance of solar power plants. Special attention is dedicated to Silicon photovoltaics, including the most efficient HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin layer) structures. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Fundamentals of solid state physics; Fundamentals of Photovoltaics; Computer Simulation in Electronics; Metrology of photovoltaic cells and modules; Diagnostics of materials and structures in microelectronics and photovoltaics; Optical and spectroscopic methods of diagnostics in photovoltaics; Technology of silicon solar modules; Laser technologies and processing in manufacturing of solar modules; Microprocessors and microcontrollers ; Equipment and automation of solar power plants; History and Methodology of Electronics. Students have access to the most modern and sophisticated technological and metrological equipment for solar modules production and testing at the Research and Development Center for Thin-film Technologies in Energetic under Ioffe Institute. Using these facilities they carry out scientific research and get skills of practical work with real metrological instruments and technological apparatuses. In 2015 program “Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology” successfully underwent general assessment and was awarded EUR-ACE® label by ENAEE - European Network for Accreditation of Engineering... [-]

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 [+]

Masters in Energy. 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. Students who successfully complete the programme acquire 60 ECTS credits. The programme is structured into three terms: The first term (October-December) in Nice encompasses classes on the basics of the four energy modules: International energy governance, Economic energy governance, the EU energy governance and Energy and territories. Each module is complemented by seminars dealing with current energy issues. An academic or professional expert is invited for each event. For their second term (January-March) students move on to Berlin where teaching in the four modules continues in the form of workshops. Each module organises a half-day workshop with an expert. Students prepare the workshops in group work delivering papers on themes linked to the topic of the seminar (climate negotiations, energy stock exchange, the role of the EU interconnections in the European energy market, the EU funds... [-]

MA in Energy and Sustainable Development

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

As a vital input of economy, energy is one of the most strategic tools for sustainable development of countries. The contemporary energy system, which is 90 percent dependent on fossil fuels, is not sustainable due to resource scarcity, environmental problems, and global climate change. [+]

As a vital input of economy, energy is one of the most strategic tools for sustainable development of countries. The contemporary energy system, which is 90 percent dependent on fossil fuels, is not sustainable due to resource scarcity, environmental problems, and global climate change. Another factor increasing the importance of energy is that in today’s world, where natural gas is used as a transition fuel on the path towards a low-carbon energy system, the geopolitical rivalry among major energy players continues to heighten. This rivalry accelerates the struggle for resources and causes global economic and political destabilization. Turkish energy system is also faced with crucial problems. Turkey imports about three quarter of its energy in exchange for 50-60 billion USD and its dependence on foreign resources threatens energy security as well as national security of the country. Turkey’s import dependency on natural gas and oil, which are the most consumed primary resources, is currently more than 90 percent. Furthermore, domestic energy production is gradually decreasing while the gap between production and consumption continues to widen. In the 21st century, state economy cannot be sustained under such circumstances in energy. Another important feature of Turkey’s energy system is high energy demand owing to her rapid development, which attracts the attention of the world as a rising market. In the last 50 years, the primary energy demand increased by 5 percent while the demand for electricity increased by 8 percent and this situation is expected to continue for a long time. Therefore,... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Energy. 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... [-]

Master of Energy Change (MEC)

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

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 single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment 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. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to: Demonstrate cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories relating to energy; Apply multi-disciplinary approaches to address complex real-world energy-related problems; Demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge in subjects relevant to energy and... [-]

Master in Sustainable Energy Systems

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

This programme will teach you how to work with energy conversion technologies and systems for enhancing sustainable development. [+]

Master in Sustainable Energy Systems

Sustainable energy systems are necessary to overcome the problems related to energy supplies and climate change in the world. Do you want to work with energy conversion technologies and systems for enhancing sustainable development?

The Programme

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Systems will provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge within this important area. You will learn about technologies for utilising the sun, wind and biomass as energy sources. The production of power and heat by ways of energy conversion based on steam and gas turbine processes also falls within the scope of this programme. Furthermore, youwill learn about performance analyses of different energy systems and process integration. Methods for optimisation, modelling and simulation of energy systems are also included in the programme.... [-]


Master's Degree In Sustainable Building

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The University Master in Sustainable Building (MUES) is an official year-long study cycle whose purpose is to train professionals in the areas of sustainability. [+]

Introduction The Master's Degree in Sustainable Building (MUES) Is a one-year official study cycle designed to train professionals in the areas of sustainability. The theme to be developed is currently of great interest due to the entry into force of various national and European regulations, such as the Horizon 2020, Which condition the future of new buildings. From 2020 it will be mandatory that all new buildings be Almost zero power consumption, For that reason the Master has as objective the formation of qualified and specialized professionals that cover this necessity. The training contents, with a Significant practical load, Are oriented to provide professional skills to the student to Respond to the current and future demand of sustainability experts. This higher cycle of studies also promotes the Research career, Directing it towards the doctorate in matters related to the sustainable building, of maximum actuality. The study plan Includes 3 specialties: Certification of sustainability in the building Certification of structural verification Energy audit and certification in building Why study the degree Career prospects The Master will have a mixed orientation, professional and research, a necessary way to increase the contribution of knowledge to the building sector. One of the aims of the Master is to train specialized building professionals capable of achieving the convergence objectives set out in the most recent European directives for sustainable growth (Horizon 2020) and included in the Energy Saving and Efficiency Action Plan Spanish State, which will generate a great demand for specialized professionals. In addition,... [-]

Master in Oil and Gas Management

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Novosibirsk

As the main sources of energy oil and gas play crucial role for every economy and modern civilization in general. The fossil fuel scarcity makes one countries dependent on the others, while those with a large stocks of natural resources may suffer from negative effects of “Dutch decease”. All together with respect to the world economy dynamics, political instability and population [+]

Masters in Energy. As the main sources of energy oil and gas play crucial role for every economy and modern civilization in general. The fossil fuel scarcity makes one countries dependent on the others, while those with a large stocks of natural resources may suffer from negative effects of “Dutch decease”. All together with respect to the world economy dynamics, political instability and population growth worry about the prospects of energy security. It means that management in extracting industry faces new challenges going further than standard risks variations. Managers of oil and gas extracting companies have to take into account social, political, economic, environmental and legal aspects beyond decisions they make. Aim of the MEP “Oil and Gas Management” is to train highly qualified analysts and decision-makers, who are ready to work effectively for the needs of future oil and gas industry both in regional and in global context and who are able to meet challenges the industry face today and will face tomorrow. Along with specific design the MEP is tailored to meet all the requirements of the state educational standard in the field “Management”. General Eligibility The MEP “Oil and Gas Management” is open both for foreign students and graduates of the Russian higher education institutions (including bachelor graduates of NRU NSU). The entrant to the MEP should have an educational diploma (certificate or some analogous document) on program of level of a bachelor degree or of a specialist qualification. There is no formal limit of the field... [-]