Renewable Energy Systems - Environmental and Process Engineering (Master)
Fakultät Life Sciences
In which career fields will I work?
An increasing global demand for energy and the effect of global warming require new concepts for a sustainable energy supply. Renewable energy technologies will play a key role in meeting these challenges. The engineering of and dealing with renewable energy systems have already generated a booming branch and a hundred billion Euro market worldwide.
The well-established postgraduate degree program Renewable Energy Systems - Environmental and Process Engineering provides in-depth training for engineers working in industry, planning offices, organizations and research.
What is the content of the degree programme?
The Master's programme comprises of advanced courses in technology and engineering of:
The focus is on systems engineering. In addition, mathematical and IT skills are deepened and techniques for process simulation are implemented. Business and management skills are also trained. All course contents have an applied approach. In addition to lectures, working in projects and in labs is an essential aspect of the programme. Students can involve themselves in local and international cooperations the Faculty of Life Sciences maintains in various ways.
What is particular to the degree programme?
|The program and exams are in English; the Master's thesis can be written in English or German.|
A good command of English and some knowledge of German have to be proven by international acknowledged tests (see requirements).
The degree qualification “Master of Engineering” is approved internationally and qualifies to enter PhD programs.
The master program was certified by ASIIN.
Are there special requirements for foreign students applicants?
|Foreign applicants should clarify admission requirements, courses of studies, and acceptance of foreign reports and certificates well in advance of coming to Germany, ideally as early as eight months to one year before the intended start of the degree program. Information can be found online: www.haw-hamburg.de/english and www.haw-hamburg.de/international.|
How do I apply?
Applications for all Master programs are made online. The online process is only activated during the application period. It is not possible to apply outside of the application periods. You can find more information under www.haw-hamburg.de/english/international-degree-students/master-applicants/
When can I apply?
The degree program admits students only for the winter semester (Semester 2 in the Academic year). Application period: 1st April - 15th July.
What are the entry requirements?
In case the final grade is worse than 2.5 it might be compensated by a proof of exceptional professional work.
Important note for applicants with 180 CPs (ECTS) for courses which require 210 CPs (ECTS) from the first degree: Applicants who possess 180 credit points (ECTS) from their bachelor degree must acquire a further 30 credit points. Applicants can find out from the department concerned which examinations and tuition must be completed. They will then be temporarily admitted and enrolled for one term in order to complete the missing 30 credit points. After the end of the first semester, the department will inform the student administration centre and the examination office which of the students who had been provisionally admitted gained the missing 30 credit points and which did not.
Important for applicants who have not done 20 weeks of industrial internship during or after their first degree studies: These applicants can be temporarily admitted and enrolled under the requirement of catching-up missing weeks of practice within the master program. This will probably prolong the total time of study. Details will be defined by the department.
When do lectures start?
Lectures start as follows: Summersemester 2016: March 7th 2016, Wintersemester 2016/17: September 12th 2016.
How long is the degree programme?
Do I have to pay fees?
All students have to pay a semester contribution of 317,90 EUR .
Besides of the semester contribution there are no further tuition fees.
Which degree qualification will I be awarded?
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
Who can help me with questions regarding Application and Admission
HAW Master Admissions Office
... specific questions about the contents of degree programme
Questions regarding course content only
... general questions about degree programmes
General Student Advisory Team
... questions about studying being handicapped/suffering from a chronic desease
|...you can find on our website www.haw-hamburg.de/ls|
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