Master's programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering
The master's programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation, energy utilisation, turbomachinery, and transformation of energy systems. The emphasis is placed on dealing with energy engineering tasks with due consideration of technical, environmental and socio-economic issues.
Sustainable Energy Engineering at KTH
The curricula for the four study profiles – Sustainable Power Generation, Sustainable Energy Utilisation, Transformation of Energy Systems, and Solar Energy – are marked by an intensive introductory period followed by broad-based coursework giving participants a solid foundation for the particular study track. Advanced methods are applied to identify, describe, quantify and find solutions to a diverse range of energy engineering problems.
Each student conducts a degree project on which they typically work over a period of six months. The project may be carried out in either an academic environment (university, research institute, or equivalent) or in an industrial setting (power plant, energy consulting agency, or other industry/business). This provides the student with an excellent platform in which to establish valuable experience and the contacts necessary for future career objectives. Thesis projects conducted within the SEE Programme are often intimately linked to ongoing research activities at the Department of Energy Technology or collaborating groups at KTH.
Students gain proficiency in project design and implementation, operation and maintenance, as well as in crucial phases of policy generation. The programme also offers substantial coursework within a research environment.
The energy field is an international and dynamic area where well-trained engineers are in consatnt demand. Graduates find employment in industry, government agencies, and consultancies. The master's programme in Sustainable Energy Engineering is also an excellent starting point for a research career.
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Changes in the programme may occur.