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Energy Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The purpose of the degree programme in Energy Systems 60 Cr from the University of Gävle is to provide state-of-the-art education in the fields of energy engineering by means of economically and environmentally sustainable systems and technologies
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The purpose of the programme Energy Systems 60 Cr from University of Gävle is to apply system perspectives for the analyses of different energy systems focusing on the rational use of energy and conversion to renewable energy sources. This goal comprises increasing the efficiency of the systems for the best possible rational use of resources such as labour, capital, raw-material and energy as well as warding off threatening environmental changes.

A strong emphasis is placed on dealing with energy engineering tasks with due consideration of technical, environmental and socioeconomic issues. Advanced optimization and simulation as well as measurement techniques are applied to identify, describe, quantify and find solutions to a diverse range of energy engineering problems. The major provide proficiency in project design and implementation, operation and maintenance, as well as in crucial phases of policy generation.

After the studies
The aim is that the student after completion of the programme should have a broad know­ledge base to be able to work as a generalist in the energy field, and such deep knowledge in a selected field to be able to work as a specialist. The student should also be able to analyze new and advanced problems on an international market.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Energy Systems
  • Energy Utilization
  • Energy System Simulation and Optimisation
  • Thermal Comfort and Indoor Climate, internet course
  • Thesis Project - Energy Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. The degree must be within the area of energy, mechanics, building or another adequate subject area.
  • Also required is a minimum of 12 ects in Thermodynamics and Fluid mechanics.
  • English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10848 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10845 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Full time tuition fee for international students is: 111000 SEK.


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