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Energy Systems Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
1110 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Energy Systems Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Engineers in demand by industry today possess a broad mix of math and science tools coupled with professional skills in communication, teamwork, and a “big picture” understanding of project management. 


Private firms, public agencies, and laboratories working toward modern energy solutions deal with multiple aspects of energy systems that require a firm understanding of these concepts, as well as an ability to communicate with colleagues working across traditional disciplinary lines.  

Key Features 

  • This professionally-oriented Energy Systems Engineering degree from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is housed in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering under the academic supervision of the Energy and Sustainability Engineering (EaSE) Council.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biomass Energy Resources
  • Chemistry, Chemical & Materials Engineering
  • Electrical Energy Conversion, Transmission & Distribution
  • Energy Markets, Reliability, Safety & Security
  • Environmental Engineering for Energy Applications
  • Geologic Energy Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Competitive GPA based on the last two years of their undergraduate degree.
  • Display of a solid technical background to show the applicant is ready for graduate level coursework in this field.
  • Demonstration of strong communication skills through written application materials, letters of recommendations, and TOEFL or IELTS scores (for international students only).
  • Strong letters of recommendations that highlight applicant’s leadership and communication skills as well as academic ability.
  • Informative “Statement of Purpose” and “Resume” that explains applicant’s background, experiences, education and career goals, leadership, and attractions to field of Energy Systems.
  • Complete application, which means all application materials have to reach the department by the application deadline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.


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