MSc Renewable Energy (EIT InnoEnergy)KTH Royal Institute of Technology
About this program
MSc Renewable Energy (EIT InnoEnergy)
The program covers Renewable Energy, a growing area with tremendous opportunities for new technologies, businesses and ideas. Students gain in-depth knowledge of all major renewable technologies and the opportunity to specialise in areas of interest. Students also acquire skills in business and innovation management. The program is offered by five European universities through EIT InnoEnergy.
In the first year, you will take core modules in advanced technology concepts and methods in one of the four universities offered by the program, as well as in the production and utilisation of sustainable energy.
The program covers the four sectors where the impact of renewables on costs, market volumes, CO emissions, and network integration are greatest: wind, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, and ocean energies. The program also includes courses on the energy economy and markets, as well as energy and the environment, to give you a broad perspective on the potential of renewable energy.
Throughout your studies you will participate in the Business and Management training by ESADE with several modules distributed throughout Year 1, followed by the Summer School at the end of Year 1, which includes also a co-creation workshop at UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech, the Innovation Seminar alongside our industrial and business partners and the ESADE module 3.
The second year is your chance to focus on the areas that interest you most. Students can choose from modules on the following areas of specialisation that will also determine which university you will attend:
- Solar photovoltaics
- Solar thermal electricity
- Wind energy
- Ocean and offshore energy
- Biomass and biofuels
- Integration of renewable systems with the energy system
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.
Please visit the Institute website for more information about tuition fees
Giving you a unique education comprising industrial practice, innovation and entrepreneurship expertise, and advanced leadership skills, complemented by the active participation of InnoEnergy industrial partners the program enables you to launch your career in a wide range of renewable energy businesses or research settings.
In particular, you will gain:
- Broad knowledge of sustainable energy systems and sources, and the ability to judge the technical, economical, social, and environmental impacts of each.
- Deep understanding of individual renewable energy technologies, as well as energy management, planning, economy and market contexts.
- Analytical capabilities, enabling you to formulate and manage technical problems from a system perspective and to solve problems around energy conversion, transportation, storage and utilisation.
- Interpersonal skills, including leadership, project management, team working, business management, and communication.
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical...
Why study at KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is the largest and highest-ranked technical university is Sweden and ranks among the top ten in Europe. With a strong focus on internationalization, the KTH campus is an arena for bringing highly talented students, teachers and researchers together to share perspectives from around the globe.
Sustainable development is a natural aspect of Swedish society and an integral part of KTH's operations and spirit. KTH is ranked 42 among universities world-wide when it comes to meeting the sustainable development goals, according to THE University Impact Ranking 2022. One of KTH's most important goals is that all graduates have up-to-date knowledge and tools to move society in a more sustainable direction. For each of our master's programmes, you can read about how the programme relates to the sustainable development goals and what knowledge and tools you will acquire to contribute to a more sustainable society.
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