M.Sc. Energy Science

Utrecht University

Application deadline: Start in 1 February: September (non-EEA: September). Start in 1 September: April (non-EEA: April).
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Start date: September  2014, February  2015
Credits: 120 ECTS
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Description

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?

Contents

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:

Natural Science:

Requirements

Additional subject: Energy Analysis

Written request

Additional subject: Energy Analysis

Written request

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

Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

Utrecht University:
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective, non-Dutch students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
For additional information: Website

Utrecht University:
The Geosciences Scholarship offers outstanding prospective non-Dutch students the opportunity to pursue a degree in one of the Master's programmes offered by the Graduate School of Geosciences. The scholarship programme is highly selective.
For additional information: Website

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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