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M.Sc. On Campus

Smart Energy

University of Vaasa

24 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
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About

The new, multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Smart Energy at University of Vaasa offers students the latest knowledge in ongoing energy transition and excellent capabilities to renew the industry and create future-proof solutions for sustainable and smart energy systems.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Changes and disruption of traditional power and energy systems require a new set of skills in order to realize the transition to smarter, more flexible and renewable energy systems. Next generation electrical power engineers need to understand increasing amount of different interdisciplinary interactions ranging from new technologies to customer needs and different energy policies.

Teaching outcomes

The Smart Energy at University of Vaasa  consists of three blocks:

  • Smart and Flexible Energy Systems
  • Digitalisation
  • Business studies

and provides its students good analytical skills and wide expertise about key smart energy systems enabling technologies (such as battery energy storages, microgrids, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, 5G, hybrid AC/DC systems with power electronics), future market and business models.

In order to apply for admission to the Master’s Programme, the applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field (e.g. electrical engineering, energy technology, automation technology, telecommunications engineering).

Accreditation

Programme is completely new, started 2019/2020, and therefore has not been accredited yet.

Programme Structure

  • Complementary Studies 15-17 ECTS
  • Smart Energy Studies 50 ECTS
Smart Grids and Power Generation 30 ECTSDigitalisation 20 ECTS
  • Business Studies 20 ECTS
  • Master's Thesis 30 ECTS
  • Optional Studies 3-5 ECTS
Find out detailed course content on the programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Eligible for studies leading only to a higher university degree shall be a person who has

1. an applicable lower university degree;

2. an applicable polytechnic degree; or

3. an applicable education completed abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for corresponding higher education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

No tuition fee if you:

  • are EU/EEA citizen
  • are equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • are residing in Finland on a permanent basis
  • have an EU Blue Card

Living costs for Vaasa

680 - 990 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

University of Vaasa offers a generous scholarship programme for students who are subject to tuition fees. Scholarships are applied for by choosing the scholarship option in the application form to the programme. Students are informed about possible scholarships together with the admission results.

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.

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