Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy Systems and Market, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #190 (WUR) ,
The Aalto University's Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy Systems and Market may be the perfect match for students.

About

Master Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions may be the perfect match for you.

Energy is the biggest challenge of mankind. It is the basic prerequisite of any industrial activities, necessity for the functioning of human communities and, due to fertilizers and agricultural machines, the necessary requirement for food production. As the population grows and living standard of people around the world gets higher, also the demand of energy is drastically increased.  At the same time, our planet is colliding with its limits. The climate change is accelerated, which compels us to cut carbon dioxide emissions drastically. Raw materials are depleted, which makes us to renew our industrial base and to develop the recycling economy.

The Aalto University's Master Program in Advanced Energy Solutions - Sustainable Energy Systems and Market may be the perfect match for students.

Career Prospects

The student is capable of acting as an expert of in at least one of the following, depending on the chosen major: new power and energy systems and markets, advanced energy and power production technologies, building and communal energy design and use, bioenergy or industrial energy processes.

Typical employers are energy companies, energy-intensive industries, engineering and consultant companies as well as universities and research institutes. The graduates will able to apply of novel, adaptive and socially intelligent thinking and enhance interdisciplinary collaboration with well-trained project management skills for entrepreneurship initiatives concerning energy solutions.

Upon completion of the Major, the student will be able to:
  • Understand the fundamentals of energy systems
  • Have holistic view which enables analyzing complex dependencies in vast energy systems
  • Optimize and develop the energy systems, taking into account different energy forms
  • Understand the role of various parties in energy markets
  • Develop applications for energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Analyze and evaluate existing and future challenges in the field of energy systems

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Advanced Energy Solutions
  • An Introduction to Electric Energy
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Power Systems
  • Electricity Distribution and Markets
  • Energy Markets
  • District Heating and Cooling
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            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity Full-time
              • Full-time duration 24 months
            • Credits
              120 ECTS
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus

            English Language Requirements

            You only need to take one of these language tests:

            • Minimum required score:

              6.5

              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.

              Book IELTS
            • Minimum required score (Grade C):

              180

              The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

              Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

            • Minimum required score:

              580

              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:

              92

              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

            • You need the following GMAT score:

              Required score: 550

              The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GRE score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers. Read more about the GMAT.

            • An appropriate Bachelor´s degree or an equivalent qualification.
            • A printed and signed cover letter from the online application system. 
            • An officially attested copy of an official Bachelor's degree certificate/diploma
            • An official transcript of records
            • An authorised translation of the degree certificate/diploma and an authorised translation of the official transcript of records
            • Language certificate
            • Portfolio
            • A CV

            Tuition Fee

            • International Applies to you

              15000 EUR/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
            Citizens of EU/EEA countries are not required to pay tuition fees while studying towards a degree at Aalto University.

            Living costs for Helsinki

            910 - 1400 EUR/month
            Living Costs

            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

            Funding

            StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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