If you are interested in how technology can contribute to sustainability and environment, and want to mix traditional engineering skills with current research in the area of electric power then you can expect two fruitful years on the Master of Science in Renewable Electricity Production at Uppsala University.
Uppsala University's energy research is world leading in many areas and there is close cooperation between research and industry.
You will be put in contact with some of the main actors in the Swedish industry through study visits and guest lectures. At the same time, there are opportunities for Master's Thesis and project courses in industry and research groups. However, it is up to you to make contact and show interest.
The increase of renewable sources in the electric system is seen worldwide. The need for well-trained engineers and technicians with expertise in electric power and renewable power generation is large - both in Sweden and abroad.
Examples of jobs suited for graduates of this Master's programme:
- Project Manager
- Design engineer
Examples of possible employers:
- Policy makers/NGOs
- Vattenfall/E.ON /Fortum
- Hydroelectric Power - Technology and Systems
- Wind Power - Technology and Systems
- Wave power - Technology and Systems
- Solar Energy Technologies for Electricity Production
- Batteries and Storage
- Generator Design
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesElectrical Engineering Energy & Power Engineering Sustainable Energy View 32 other Masters in Energy & Power Engineering in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
Also required is:
- 90 credits in electrical engineering including electric circuit theory, electromagnetism, electronics, power systems engineering and automatic control;
- 30 credits in mathematics including linear algebra, scientific computing, mathematical statistics, transform methods and multivariable calculus;
- practical experience of laboratory work and ability to use computer-based calculation tools, such as MATLAB, CAD (such as Solid Works) or FEM (such as COMSOL); and
- a basic course in mechanics.
International13813 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27627 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72,500
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 290,000
Living costs for Uppsala
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.