Uppsala University

Wind Power Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    15113.5 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    Free
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
The two year Master Programme in Wind Power Project Management from Uppsala University provides an opportunity for study specialisation and is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the global wind power industry or for research studies. 

About

The two year Master Programme in Wind Power Project Management from Uppsala University is unique in technology and management as well as both natural and social science. Join this programme to make a positive footprint in an interconnected and sustainable world. As wind power development increases its geographic distribution, project size and complexity, there is an even greater need for professional managers to lead interdisciplinary wind power projects to successful completion

The programme takes place in the World Heritage town of Visby. Uppsala University Gotland Campus, situated on the island of Gotland, is a leader in wind power project management education.

The programme takes place in the World Heritage town of Visby. Uppsala University Gotland Campus, situated on the island of Gotland, is a leader in wind power project management education.

As a student in the programme, you will meet industry representatives, researchers and an expert teaching staff that contribute to the development of the field. You will also build a broad network of contacts, enabling you to establish links with potential future employers and for internships in the industry. 

Career 

Besides employment in project management or project development positions, your professional career may also be in scientific or technical research and development, as a scientific and/or technical advisor, consultant or project leader. The specialisation in the second year increases your value in the job market and can open doors for further PhD studies.

Programme Structure

The study plan emphasizes applied knowledge through frequent guest lectures provided by experts in different fields, by using state of the art simulation and planning methods as well as excursions to wind farms and into wind turbines. 

The elective course in the second year, which is directly research related, provides opportunity for specialisation. This specialisation will increase your attractiveness in the job market and can open doors to PhD studies.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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.

  • Minimum required score:

    575

    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:

    90

    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. The main field of study must be within engineering, science or social science.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15113.5 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30227 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Uppsala

6,573 - 6,670 /month
Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.