M.Sc. Energy Science

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR18850 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Utrecht University | Utrecht, Netherlands
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.

Description of Energy Science

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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?

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: September). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
Tuition fee
  • EUR 18850 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 1906 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

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.

Specialities:

Systems Analysis:

All-round training.

Natural Science:

Focus on scientific and technological aspects.

Requirements for Energy Science

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

Work Experience for Energy Science

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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Utrecht University, Netherlands

Netherlands Utrecht University is a research university comprising of seven faculties which collectively span the entire academic spectrum in teaching and research. Founded in 1636, the University is now a modern, leading institute enjoying a growing international reputation. In the Shanghai Ranking, Utrecht University ranks 1st in the Netherlands, 12th in Europe and 48th worldwide.