Master in Energy, Environment and Society - learning outcomes

It is expected that the students after completing the master will have/be able to:

  • Knowledge of energy carriers, energy technologies, energy challenges, digitalization and ICT related to energy system integration.
  • Advanced knowledge of transition theory and other theoretical perspectives on politics and policy changes.
  • Advanced knowledge of national and international energy politics and policy.
  • Advanced knowledge of the challenges associated with a low carbon transition, and how this affects both societal structures and individual lives in an intersectional perspective.
  • Advanced knowledge of strategies and actions necessary for a low carbon transition.
  • Knowledge of the relationships between energy, risk, societal safety and sustainable development.
  • Advanced knowledge of the geopolitics of energy and environmental policy.
  • Knowledge of energy markets, resource economics and innovation.

  • Critically assess different sources of information, and use them to structure and develop an academic argument.
  • Apply different theories for analytical purposes.
  • Work independently with practical and theoretical problem-solving.
  • Conduct an independent research project.
  • Apply an advanced understanding of political and policy issues related to sustainable energy politics and policy in practice.

General competencies
  • Critically apply and evaluate relevant literature, theories, policy proposals, and recommendations.
  • Apply knowledge and research skills in various energy and sustainability related fields.
  • Communicate research, analysis and conclusions, making effective oral and written presentations.
  • Contribute to the strategies and solutions for a sustainable society.

Last updated: 22.04.2019