Uppsala University

Renewable Electricity Production, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
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The Master of Science in Renewable Electricity Production at Uppsala Universityoffers an interesting education in state-of-the-art electrical power systems and renewable electricity generation. Uppsala University's energy research is world leading in many areas and there is close cooperation between research and industry.


The Master of Science in Renewable Electricity Production at Uppsala University is the only of its kind in Sweden. If you are interested in the relationship between technology and environment, and want to mix traditional engineering skills with current research in the area of electric power then you can expect two fruitful years in this programme. Our hope is that students should be proud of their education and develop an attractive profile for the labour market after graduation.

The Master Programme in Renewable Electricity Production aims to provide you with:

  • A good theoretical background and practical experience of Power Systems and renewable electricity generation.
  • An insight of research and industry perspectives.
  • A network with potential employers during training, both in academia and industry.

As a student in the programme you will be put in contact with some of the main actors in the Swedish industry through study visits and guest lectures. At the same time, there are opportunities for Master’s Thesis and project courses in industry and research groups. However, it is up to you to make contact and show interest.


Examples of jobs suited for graduates of this Master's programme:

  • Project Manager
  • Design engineer
  • Researcher
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Year 1

In the first year, you will study project management and environmental technology as well as basic courses in various renewable energy generation. Examples of courses:

  • Industrial Project Management
  • Wind Power - Technology and Systems
  • Wave power - Technology and Systems

Year 2

During the second year, you will study advanced courses in electrical engineering and power systems. You will have more freedom to choose your courses and build your own profile. You will find more systems-oriented courses. Examples of courses:

  • Hydroelectric Power - Technology and Systems
  • Solar Energy Technologies for Electricity Production
  • Batteries and Storage
  • Generator Design
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    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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    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).

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    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

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
Also required is:

  • 90 credits in electrical engineering including electric circuit theory, electromagnetism, electronics, power systems engineering and automatic control;
  • 30 credits in mathematics including linear algebra, scientific computing, mathematical statistics, transform methods and multivariable calculus;
  • practical experience of laboratory work and ability to use computer-based calculation tools, such as MATLAB, CAD (such as Solid Works) or FEM (such as COMSOL); and
  • a basic course in mechanics.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 30227 International
  • Free EU/EEA


  • Application Fee:SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester:SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total:SEK 290000


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