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Smart Grids

Developers for smart energy solutions Smart Grids, Master of Science in Technology

Are you interested in smart energy systems, and combining modern technologies and business models? Do you dream of creating innovative and sustainable energy solutions for the future?

Studies in Smart Grids offer you the latest knowledge in ongoing energy transitions and excellent capabilities to renew the industry and create future-proof solutions for sustainable and resilient energy systems.

By completing this degree, you will be able to:

  • analyse and assess the effect of green energy transition, digitalisation, and new enabling technologies on future smart energy solutions
  • plan, research and develop new intelligent solutions for resilient and smart energy systems by using different simulation tools
  • understand the role of new technologies and components (energy storages, advanced ICT solutions), concepts (microgrids, energy communities), energy networks integration (sector-coupling) and new market and business models on energy transition
  • lead and manage different new solutions development, planning, and research projects as well as use existing sources of information critically and produce new knowledge in the multidisciplinary field of future smart energy systems

In addition, the degree prepares for research work and gives you eligibility for further studies in electrical engineering and electrical energy engineering.

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The major in Smart Grids is a part of the master’s programme in Smart Energy. The duration of studies is 2 years (120 ECTS credits). For a detailed degree structure, see our Study Guide.

Having previous studies in subjects like electrical engineering, energy technology, automation technology, telecommunications engineering, or a similar engineering field will set you up for success. Please note that a business degree is not considered appropriate unless it includes a sufficient amount of relevant studies in technology (55%). Check out the detailed eligibility criteria for this programme in joint and rolling admission for further guidance.

Accreditations – ensuring quality education

The ASIIN quality seal for study programmes provides assurance that subject specific quality standards of the academic discipline and of the profession for which that programme prepares are met at high level. It confirms further that a suitable framework for good teaching and successful learning is provided. The award of the seal is based on learning outcome oriented standards of the involved disciplines and complies with the European Qualifications Framework and the “European Standards and Guidelines”.
The Master's Programme in Industrial Management is ranked 15th in the top 200 in Industrial and Operations Management, Western Europe, in the Eduniversal Masters Ranking 2019.

Read more about our accreditations, rankings and audits.

Admissions criteria and instructions for how to apply

Want to learn more? Read our detailed guide on how to apply. Ready to apply? Go to the Studyinfo portal to submit your application.

Meet the teaching staff

University education is founded on scientific research. We maintain a continuous dialogue with businesses and society to ensure that we offer the most recent knowledge and insights, now and in the future. Get to know your teachers beforehand by reading more.

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