Taught course

Energy Systems

Institution
University of Melbourne · University of Melbourne
Qualifications
Masters

Entry requirements

Option 1

An undergraduate degree:

  • in a relevant discipline, such as Commerce, Science, Engineering
  • with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent [1]
  • including at least 12.5 points (1 subject) of mathematics, statistics or another quantitative subject at an appropriate level, or equivalent.

Option 2

An undergraduate degree:

  • in a relevant discipline, such as Commerce, Science, Engineering
  • with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent [1]
  • including at least 12.5 points (1 subject) of mathematics, statistics or another quantitative subject at an appropriate level
  • 2 years of continuous, documented work experience in an applicable field, or equivalent.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

The Master of Energy Systems brings together engineers, scientists and specialists in economics, finance and energy systems to provide a unique course that will prepare you for a role in the energy sector.

This course is strongly supported by an Industry Advisory Panel that includes senior representatives from industry and government, ensuring that students benefit from a relevant program, internship opportunities and contact with future employers.

You will learn from specialists in renewable, thermal and nuclear energy and transport. You will acquire the skills to make informed decisions that incorporate technical, economic, environmental and social considerations.

This program will suit graduates of engineering, science, business, finance and economics, looking to make a career change to the energy sector.

The global energy sector needs more qualified experts to manage how we source, store, transport and use energy.

You will develop skills in:

  • Analysing energy systems from technical, commercial and policy standpoints
  • Energy finance, economics and energy markets
  • The operation of renewable and non-renewable energy systems
  • Auditing different types of energy systems, including carbon emissions
  • Combining technical and commercial knowledge to guide business decision-making

You will find employment in industry and government in the following areas:

  • Evaluating the technical and economic performance of energy systems
  • Energy-related investment decisions
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Greenhouse gas and pollutant reporting, regulation and compliance

Qualification and course duration

Masters

part time
36 months
full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Melbourne School of Engineering
Email
samantha.fossey@unimelb.edu.au
Phone
+61 3 9035 5511