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Description of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Deadline: January 15, 2014

The purpose of the SEE Programme is to provide state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation, and energy utilization in the built environment by means of economically and environmentally sustainable systems and technologies. Strong emphasis is placed on dealing with energy engineering tasks with due consideration of technical, environmental and socio-economic issues.

Career prospects

The energy field is an international and dynamic area where well-trained engineers are in demand. Most graduates find employment in their home countries, either in companies or government agencies (in the past a number of graduates have taken leaves of absence from their employers and returned with valuable skills and contacts). Some graduates find employment in Sweden or the EU with e.g. consulting companies. The SEE Programme is also an excellent starting point for a research career.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 16000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

145 000 SEK

Start date August  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

The curricula for the three specialisations - Sustainable Power Generation, Sustainable Energy Utilization in the Built Enviroment and Solar Energy - are marked by an intensive introductory period followed by broad-based coursework giving participants a solid foundation for the particular study track. Advanced methods are applied to identify, describe, quantify and find solutions to a diverse range of energy engineering problems.

Participants gain proficiency in project design and implementation, operation and maintenance, as well as in crucial phases of policy generation. The programme also offers substantial coursework within a research preparatory perspective.

Requirements for Sustainable Energy Engineering

A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) of at least 180 ECTS. Specific requirements as specified by each Master’s programme.

Work Experience for Sustainable Energy Engineering

No work experience is required.

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