Renewable Energy Systems

University of Oslo

Master On Campus
24 months
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In everything from sun and wind to tidal waves and geothermal heat, we have energy that is renewable and widely available. The Renewable Energy Systems programme of University of Oslo aim to provide you with a solid foundation for developing the use of renewable energy systems in society. If you want a future job in the energy sector, this is the study programme for you.


Renewable energy systems expanding

Use of - and investments in - renewable energy is expanding. Since this will affect how energy is distributed, generated, controlled and regulated, renewable energy will cause major changes to society. The Renewable Energy Systems programme of University of Oslo has a wide range of subjects and programmes ready to fulfill your need of a successfull future career path.

Links to the industry and to research environments

The programme is administrated by The Department of Technology Systems (ITS), which is located at Kjeller. The Department operates in collaboration with the nearby research institutes: Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), as well as Akershus EnergiPark - in fact, the majority of the lecturers at ITS are holding a position as a researcher at the various research institutes in the Kjeller area. The ongoing and extensive research in the energy sector being done at Kjeller means that we can offer you, as a student, relevant and up-to-date topics for your master thesis. The connections to business and industry are good, which gives a unique content and a realistic future perspective for our students.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Renewable Energy: Science and Technology
  • Energy markets and regulation 
  • Grid, Smartgrid and IoT
  • Project in Renewable Energy
  • Solar Cells
  • Solar Energy Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree.
  • 4-year bachelor's degree or Licence.
  • You must have a minimum grade average comparable to a Norwegian C in the required specialization. A Norwegian C is described as a good grade, generally comparable to an American B and a Second Class Upper in the British system.
  • Documentation of English language proficiency.
  • Scan and upload your official transcripts documenting that you have completed your upper secondary education.
  • You must scan and upload your official bachelor's degree certificate and academic transcript.
  • Documentation of financing.
  • Passport or ID card.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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Renewable Energy Systems
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