M.Sc. Energy Science

Utrecht University

Application deadline: Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: September). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,906 / Year (EEA)
  • € 18,850 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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In this two-year research programme you will get the perfect training to work as an energy science specialist. You will study energy use, energy technologies and energy and climate policies.

The programme aims to educate students to be able to contribute to the transition towards sustainable energy systems. As a graduate you will do consultancy work of provide strategy and policy advise. Students with a background in science or engineering are welcome to apply. This programme gives you detailed insight into the development of energy use over time, into current and future energy technologies (including renewable energy), such as solar cells, biomass and wind, and into bio-based materials and energy and climate policies. Typical questions addressed in the Master's programme Energy Science are: * What is needed to drastically improve the efficiency of energy use in society? * How can we use biomass as an energy source without compromising our food supply? How can we integrate large volumes of intermittent renewable energy in electricity systems?


Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 33%
  • practice: 33%
  • self study: 33%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.


Systems Analysis:

All-round training.

Natural Science:

Focus on scientific and technological aspects.


Written request

Additional subject: Energy Analysis

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1
  • IELTS overall band: 6.5
  • IELTS writing: 6
  • TOEFL paper based: 580
  • TOEFL computer based: 237
  • TOEFL internet based: 93

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B2)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 580
TOEFL iBT® test: 93



Accredited by: NVAO in: Pays-Bas


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