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Sustainable energy systems are necessary to overcome the problems related to energy supplies and climate change in the world. Do you want to work with energy conversion technologies and systems for enhancing sustainable development?
The master programme in Sustainable Energy Systems will provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge within this important area. You will learn about technologies for utilizing the sun, wind and biomass as energy sources. The production of power and heat by way of energy conversion based on steam and gas turbine processes also falls within the scope of this programme. Furthermore, you will learn about performance analyses of different energy systems and process integration. Mathematical methods for the optimization, modelling and simulation of energy systems are also included in the programme.
This master programme is hosted by the Mälardalen Energy Research and Optimization (MERO) group, which together with strategic partners is one of the leading research groups focusing on energy and process optimization in Sweden. We transfer the latest research results to the education in the master programme. Our students are thus well prepared for a future career at the forefront of the technological development in energy engineering and research.
Employment and Future Prospects
This education will give you the tools to contribute to the ongoing transition from fossil to renewable energy resources and the increased requirements for energy efficiency. Future employers are primarily in energy companies, consulting firms and public organizations such as municipalities and government agencies. After your degree you will be able to work in a wide range of positions from project manager to plant engineer within the energy area. It is also possible to continue your career as a researcher by applying for postgraduate studies after your degree.
Upon completion of the programme the student shall:
Upon completion of the programme, the student shall:
Upon completion of the programme, the student shall:
The main language of instruction is English. This applies to all teaching, examinations, assigned reading, etc.
The programme comprises 90 ECTS credits of theoretical courses as well as a second-cycle independent (degree) project in Energy Engineering comprising 30 credits.
There are no elective courses within the programme.
The programme has been designed in such a way that its completion will lead to the fulfilment of the requirements for the following degree:
If a programme features elective or optional components, or students choose not to complete a certain course, the choices made can affect their possibilities of fulfilling the degree requirements. For more information about degrees and degree requirements, consult the University homepage.
For every course offered at the University, the corresponding syllabus specifies, among other things, how the students’ performance is to be assessed in terms of forms of examination of course components and grades available. The examination of a course is outlined in the course syllabus and is to be clarified and complemented with written information at the start of the course. The University has adopted rules and regulations for examinations, and these can be accessed via the University’s home page.
All the programmes require a completed Bachelor’s Degree as the primary prerequisite. Some require deep knowledge in the major subject area; others require a bachelor in a broader defined area, such as technology.
You must submit official documents of proficiency in English - i.e. TOEFL (PBT) at least 575, TWE score 4.5, (iBT) at least 90, TWE score 20 or IELTS test score for academic purposes with an overall band score of minimum 6.5 and no section below 5.5. For exemptions from these requirements see under related links to the right.
Institution code of University admissions in Sweden is SWEDEN 9520.
If you are finishing your degree at the moment and will be unable to submit a degree diploma before the application deadline you must submit a statement from your university stating your current study progress.
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Mälardalen University (MDH) is offering our international students with top academic results from MDH, to apply for a scholarship to cover the entire tuition fee for their continued studies at MDH for the next academic year, 2013/2014.
The scholarship is granted on the basis of previous academic performance at MDH.
The following criteria must be met:
The Mälardalen University scholarship of excellence is not open for students from the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The scholarship will not be paid directly to the student. Instead it will directly reduce the tuition fee for the next academic year, 2013/2014.
Only one scholarship is available.
The receiver of the scholarship is expected to participate in different activities organised by the university.
How to apply
Scan your documents and send your application together with your supporting documents no later than May 15, 2013 to email@example.com
The Swedish Institute administers over 500 scholarships each year for students and researchers coming to Sweden to pursue their objectives at a Swedish university.
Swedish Institute scholarships for students applying to programs in Sweden are mainly for master’s level studies or advanced studies/research.
There are several different kinds of Swedish Institute scholarships available.
For further information about scholarship opportunities offered by the Swedish Institute and other organizations, please visit the home page Study in Sweden
Mälardalen University offers a limited numbers of scholarships to students that have applied to us as their first or second choice.
The scholarship is aimed at especially qualified students coming from countries outside of EU/EEA/Switzerland and who are required to pay tuition fees.
The scholarship is NOT open for students from the twelve countries which Sweden has long-term development cooperation (Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Students from these countries should instead apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship (www.studyinsweden.se).
The scholarship will cover 100% of the tuition fee of the program as long as you follow the normal study plan (minimum 22,5 credits/semester, minimum 45 credits/academic year).
If you change your student status (from being a fee-paying student to a non-paying student) during the study period of the program you will no longer be granted the scholarship.
Only students admitted to Mälardalen Universitey will be granted the scholarship.
The scholarship does not cover living expenses.
How to apply (the application period is closed)
1. You apply for the scholarship by filling in the form.
2. Write your cv (max 1 page) and save it as a pdf with your name and send it to us with your name in the subject line. Only documents in pdf-format will be considered. The document should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The last day to apply was March 1, 2013. Students who are awarded a scholarship will be notified by e-mail in the end of March.
We do not accept late applications.
If you need more information you are welcome to contact email@example.com.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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