With a Master's degree in Renewable Energy Systems, you will have a professional background that opens up for many opportunities.
Both politically, and in society as a whole, there is considerable expectation for a sustainable development of society. Renewable energy is an important component in this, and a move towards sustainable development will lead to growth in both use of and investment in the area. This again implies a demand for people with the competence to design, develop and manage renewable energy systems.
Through the work of writing a Master's thesis, you learn to work independently and to organize and plan your own work within specific deadlines. You learn to apply theoretical and practical knowledge that you have acquired through your study programme in your own original work - a Master's thesis. During the Master's studies you will also learn to write and work with scientific material - you learn to collaborate with others on research questions and communicate on academic issues, analysis and conclusions in the field of renewable energy systems. You will be able to present your own work and to make use of feedback you receive. You will have worked in groups across disciplines, and possess skills that are in demand among employers.
Researcher and PhD
Some of the master's degree students who achieve very good results pursue a research career in renewable energy systems. First step is a doctorate (PhD) of 3 to 4 years at the University of Oslo or at a university abroad. The programme can be financed through a fellowship funded by the University of Oslo or by the Norwegian Research Council.
Read more about the doctoral degree in science at UiO.