Masters Programs in Renewable Energy Engineering

Compare 4 Masters Programs in Renewable Energy Engineering

Typically, a master’s degree takes one to three years of dedicated postgraduate study to complete. Some programs require students to take a comprehensive exam or write a thesis along with fulfilling a certain amount of credit hours.

What is a Master in Renewable Energy Engineering? It is the study of the interdisciplinary skills necessary to design, optimize and evaluate the technical and economic viability of renewable energy sources and schemes. Usually, math, science and engineering students with a particular interest in renewable energy enjoy pursuing a postgraduate degree in renewable energy engineering. While enrolled in such a program, students might find themselves in courses such as dynamics of fluidic energy devices, risk and reliability engineering, management of technology, structural integrity and computational fluid dynamics for renewable energy.

Many graduates develop independent learning abilities necessary for continuing professional improvement and obtaining new skills at the highest level. Students may be required to confront some of the biggest challenges facing the world today. They can learn to research and analyze large quantities of information and develop innovative ideas to address these issues. These skills allow graduates to function at a high level in society.

When it comes to postgraduate degrees, costs can differ depending on the program and the university. Individuals should do research when looking for a suitable course of study. The office of admissions can provide more information about the cost of attendance.

A wide variety of employment opportunities can be expected throughout the world as businesses are incentivized to seek out and develop renewable substitutes for current fossil fuel technologies. Because most programs prepare students for careers in engineering in general and the renewable energy industry in particular, individuals usually have the knowledge and skills to qualify for a wide variety of jobs. Graduates may find employment as field engineers, energy auditors, plant engineers, renewable energy planners for local and state governments or renewable energy system integrators for homes and businesses.

Renewable energy engineering programs are available at universities around the globe. 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 Electric Power Generation and Transportation

Tomsk Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Russia Tomsk

The Master’s program offers students an extensive and detailed education in the key areas related to Renewable Energy Sources and Electric Energy Transportation. The objective of the program is to prepare students for a career as engineers in Electric Power Generation and Transportation that require specialized knowledge and skills. [+]

The Master’s program offers students an extensive and detailed education in the key areas related to Renewable Energy Sources and Electric Energy Transportation. The objective of the program is to prepare students for a career as engineers in Electric Power Generation and Transportation that require specialized knowledge and skills.

Academic Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent degree and qualification.

English Language Requirements:

English as a native language / Proof of the English language proficiency: certificate TOEFL (paper-based 500 and higher; internet-based 55 and higher) or IELTS (5.5 and higher), First Certificate in English (FCE) / TPU Entrance Test... [-]


Master in Water Engineering

Georgian Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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 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 they use the modern standards. [+]

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 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 they use the modern standards.... [-]


Master in Intelligent Power Systems

Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Irkutsk

The program offers training students in research and production activities. The training is focused on the practical solution of tasks of electric power energy renewable sources operation and development of power supply systems including distributed generation. [+]

Program Overview

The program offers training students in research and production activities. The training is focused on the practical solution of tasks of electric power energy renewable sources operation and development of power supply systems including distributed generation.

The program is aimed at training students to become specialists of new generation owning system and fundamental knowledge of integration of distributed generation in power systems; electric energy quality; power electronics; emergency modes in electric power engineering systems; protection and control of power supplying systems including distributed generation; renewable energy; numerical and optimization methods; theory of electromagnetic field; management systems for electric machines; theory of electric networks control; power energy storage system; digital measuring systems; hydropower plants; wind power industry; control over renewable energy sources generators.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Water Engineering

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2019 Germany Magdeburg

The Master’s program is run as a joint degree program by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de La Coruña/Spain. The first semester is taught at the University of La Coruña and the second semester at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions. [+]

No restricted admission Start of studies The program begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 May (winter semester) or 30 November (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.

The Master’s program is run as a joint degree program by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de La Coruña/Spain. The first semester is taught at the University of La Coruña and the second semester at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions.

Program objectives

The objective of the program is to acquire fundamental professional knowledge and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of working life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the professional life of an engineer working in water management. On the Master’s program in Water Engineering, graduates acquire expertise in the fields of national and international water management planning processes, in drinking water supply and wastewater disposal, hydrology, hydraulic engineering and experimental hydraulics, in restoration ecology and in biotechnology and river morphology, as well as flow and process modeling.... [-]