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Energy, Environment and Society

University of Stavanger

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About

Master in Energy, Environment and Society at University of Stavanger raises the fundamental questions of what sustainable energy might be and what a low carbon transition might look like from different perspectives. 

Overview

Master in Energy, Environment and Society at University of Stavanger is highly relevant to both the public sector and the private sector. Knowledge about sustainable development, energy and environmental challenges are expected to increase sharply in the future. Such social change also requires new ways of thinking. In-depth knowledge in these areas will therefore be on high demand. The multidisciplinary approach of this master will undoubtedly strengthen the relevance of social science graduates for both public and private sectors.

Career

This Master's program in social sciences is highly relevant to both the public and the private sector. Demand for knowledge about the nexus between energy, environment and sustainability is expected to increase sharply in the future. 

Employers like the public sector, think tanks, consultancies and the energy industry explore new ways of thinking and new ways of governance to enable social change together with low-carbon energy transitions. 

In an area as dynamically changing, this Master’s social science graduates are an asset for the public and private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Societal transition and transformation - Energy and climate change
  •  Philosophy of Science and Research Methods
  •  Energy, energy technologies, and energy system integration
  •  Social science research methods
  •  Energy and environmental politics and policy in a comparative perspective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Norwegian citizens and applicants residing in Norway with advanced Norwegian language, without a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries (Deadline 1 March)
  • Applicants with a bachelor's degree from the Nordic countries(Deadline 15 April)

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a specialization of at least 80 ECTS credits in one or more of the following subject areas or equivalent is required:

  • Social sciences
  • History
  • Hotel management
  • Tourism management
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Social anthropology
  • Law
  • Political science
  • Management
  • Economics
Professional bachelor degrees in the following areas qualify for admission: police, teacher education, health care, social care and journalism.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 740 per semester. 

Funding

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