Energy Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
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  • English (take IELTS)
Do you want to be a part of Norway's biggest industry? The Master degree programme in Energy Management from the Business School of the Nord University and MGIMO University in Moscow provides graduates with excellent career opportunities within the energy industry.
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The programme is developed and taught in close co-operation with the supply industry and the oil, gas and energy sector. It provides students with a comprehensive knowledge base and an international perspective through a diverse range of course units. This specialized competence is in great demand. Students from Norway and Russia study together during the third semester in Moscow, Russia.

The study Energy Management programme from Nord University covers a broad field of subjects offering career opportunities in both the private and public sectors.Firms from all over the country visit the Business School to recruit students into their staff. Many students are already assured employment prior to completing their studies.

This is an international Master of Science programme based on international cooperation between the Business School (Norway) and its partner university MGIMO in Russia.

The first semester focuses on business administration and management theory, with an emphasis on broadening students¿ understanding of the energy sector¿s diverse nature. It will also help to develop proficiency in the constructive use of theory as well as an active attitude towards business administration processes. Also, some significant environmental, philosophical, and ethical issues related to the energy industry are covered.

The second semester advances theoretical knowledge in business- and energy-related topics with newer and more complex theories. The Norwegian context, situated in a global perspective, will be a common theme throughout the semester, as well issues related to world energy markets, energy policies, governance, and sustainability. The course in research methods during this semester will help prepare the thesis work later in the program.

The third semester aims to deepen, integrate, and assimilate new knowledge of theory and method. There will be activities designed to improve the student¿s problem-solving skills. While at MGIMO University, they will build analytical and theoretical competence while analyzing key geopolitical and macroeconomic factors affecting the energy industry around the world.

The fourth semester is dedicated to the completion of the master thesis.

Study progression requirement

The student must have completed a minimum of 45 credits in the first year to be allowed to attend courses in the third semester. Prior to starting work on the Master thesis, the student must have successfully completed the Scientific Methods course and completed the mandatory exhange semester.

Programme Structure


  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Management and International Markets
  • Economics
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Research Method
  • International perspectives on business and governance in the High North
  • Geopolitics and Energy
  • Energy Management - Norwegian Perspectives
For more information please visit the programme website!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Partnership
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification Proficiency in English language 

Admission requires three or four years of study (Bachelor or equivalent) in business/management-related fields, with certain requirements concerning relevant courses. 

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • Free International
  • Free EU/EEA

Nord University does not charge tuition fees. However, the Norwegian Government requires that students from outside the European Union and the European Economic Area  (EU/EEA) can provide a minimum amount of money to cover living expenses for one academic year in Norway.


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