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Renewable Energy

University of Iceland

M.Sc.
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About

The Master of Science in Renewable Energy at University of Iceland is a two-year program. Private sector and government organizations face a growing need for professionals that can plan, evaluate, and manage complex resource projects which often include partners with a variety of professional backgrounds. 

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Overview

Iceland, being a volcanic island in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, gets 80% of its energy from a utilization of geothermal and hydroelectric resources.  Engineers and scientists in Iceland have for decades worked on solving problems relating to the harnessing, utilization and technologies needed for sustainability of these energy sources.

Specializations:

  • Hydroelectric Engineering at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Geothermal Science at the Faculty of Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Power Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Geothermal Engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Energy Economics, Policy and Sustainability Interdisciplinary
The Master of Science in Renewable Energy at University of Iceland provides opportunities for students in engineering, science and economics of energy resources.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Renewable energy: introduction
  • Groundwater Hydrology 
  • Seismology
  • Solid Earth Geochemistry
  • Magmas in the crust

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.
  • Non EEA: 1 November

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Scanned transcripts 
  • References 
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement 
  • Pdf scan of your passport 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript
  • References

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR)
  • Spring semester registration fee: ISK 55,000.

Funding

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