Energy Engineering and Management (Part-time), M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    30000
    Tuition (Full programme)
    30000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
The energy transition is associated with many challenges such as an increase in efficiency of energy conversion systems based on renewable energies and their integration into future energy systems.   The Energy Engineering and Management is offered at the HECTOR School of Engineering and Management is the Technology Business School of the established Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

About

The Master Program in Energy Engineering and Management provides a comprehensive understanding of present and future energy systems and the complex interactions of their elements. Graduates are able to analyze and optimize the energy systems' operating efficiency, availability and safety.

International Cooperation

HECTOR School maintains fruitful cooperation with various academic partners worldwide. In the Master Program Energy Engineering & Management one of the Management Modules is held in Barcelona at the ESADE Business School.

Career Perspectives

Providing a climate neutral, sustainable and affordable energy supply is one of the crucial tasks of our time. To master the manifold challenges of an energy revolution there is a need of highly qualified professionals who are willing to shape the future of energy supply.

The Energy Engineering and Management program is offered at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Accreditation

The KIT is system-accredited by AAQ. All HECTOR School master programs are accredited by the internal quality assurance system of the KIT.

Programme Structure

Hot Topics in EEM
  • Power Generation (Solar, Thermal, Wind, Biomass, Gas, Coal)
  • Wind Energy Plants
  • Energy Storage (Batteries, Thermal, Hydrogen, Fuel)
  • Smart Grids & Buildings
  • Fracking
  • Energy Systems Analysis
  • Energy Market Regulations

Audience

Professionals working as high potentials, project managers, or engineering executives in the branches of energy generation, transportation, distribution, storage or sales, e.g. in:

  • Utility companies
  • Energy suppliers
  • Manufacturers of power generation

Lecturers

Program Directors
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jörg Bauer
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mathias Noe
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Nickel

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: HECTOR School of Engineering & Management has a rolling application process.
    https://www.hectorschool.kit.edu/admissions_msc.php
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 20 months

      • Duration: part-time lecture period of ~15 months • Master thesis: project work in the company, 9 months

    • Part-time variant
      Residential
  • Credits
    90 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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 570

    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

University Qualification

First academic degree: Bachelor, Master, Diploma, etc. (University, University of Applied Sciences, Cooperative State University) in a relevant subject, such as Engineering, Natural Sciences, Information Science or Economics. In exceptional cases other degrees may be accepted.


First university degree in:
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Business engineering
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical engineering
  • Process engineering
  • or a related subject
     
Basic knowledge in one of the following fields:
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Electrical energy systems


Under certain circumstances, other degrees may be accepted (e.g. depending on professional experience).

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

  • Depending on the first degree´s level, work or practical 1 or 2 years of experience in the program subject area is required. Three years of work experience are recommended.
  • References are needed as evidence.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 30000 International
  • EUR 30000 EU/EEA

Funding

Financial Support & Scholarships

Different options exist for financing the tuition fees for the HECTOR School.

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.