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Master in Sustainable Energy Systems

Mälardalen University
2 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Program description

sustainable energygreen powerEarn a Master in Sustainable Energy Systems

The Master in Sustainable Energy Systems is aimed at students that want to develop energy conversion technologies and systems for enhancing sustainable development. Sustainable energy systems are a necessity to overcome the problems with climate changes in the world.

The Master in Sustainable Energy Systems will provide students with state-of-the-art knowledge within this important area. You will learn about technologies for utilizing wind and solar power as energy sources. The production of power and heat with the help of energy conversion based on steam and gas turbine processes is another important part of the programme. Through the duration of the Master in Sustainable Energy Systems, you will also get to know about performance analyses of these kinds of processes and the use of biomass as an energy source.

Malardalen University contributes research to the development of sustainable energy systems. The group seeks new knowledge by exploring and improving methods and implementing these in tools for advanced energy system analysis. The main activities are in two major areas within energy systems: power and district heating. The research considers aspects of the production, distribution and consumption of energy. The load capacity problems in the Nordic power market, district heating processes, as well as new forecasting and simulation tools are examples of research areas covered by the ongoing activities.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Sustainable Energy Systems Masters degree must meet the following criteria:

  • A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of 3 years or more equivalent to 180 credits (180 ECTS credits), in the fields of Technology/Engineering or Science, of which at least 90 credits (90 ECTS credits) are within Energy Engineering, and at least 20 credits (20 ECTS credits) in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics.
  • English B is required for Swedish students. Foreign students are required to submit a TOEFL test result, minimum score 550 with a TWE score of at least 4 (PBT) or 79 with a TWE score of at least 17 (iBT) or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of minimum 6.0 and no band score below 5.0 or equivalent.

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Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University is one of Sweden’s largest institutes of higher education with more than 13,000 students. The university offers 65 programs and about 750 courses to Swedish and international students. Mälardalen University is located in the cities of Eskilstuna and...

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Mälardalen University

Högskoleplan 1
721 23 Västerås

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