Energy and Transport Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 1.58 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:4580 Duration:24 months

Photos of university / #fh_joanneum

This internationally oriented and globally relevant master degree programme focuses both on the provision and distribution of energy and on transport planning while addressing associated environmental impacts. The curriculum includes a number of electives, which can be flexibly combined in accordance with students’ chosen specialisations. In the field of energy for example, you canchoose to specialise in photovoltaics, hydropower or petroleum engineering.

The options available in the field of transport range from urban distribution logistics through to railway systems and road safety. The business aspect of the programme focuses on international financing, risk management and business management. Projects are a key feature of the programme. International students from countries around the world who meet the entry requirements for the English language admissions process are encouraged to join this programme.

This master degree programme is designed for graduates of the bachelor degree programme in Energy, Transport and Environmental Management at FH JOANNEUM, but is also open to graduates of other universities who meet the entry requirements. This includes degrees in industrial engineering, electrical engineering, transport technology or process engineering.

Energy specialists and transport planners

The programme provides you with a specialised education in network expansion and maintenance in the energy and transport sectors as well as special production topics. The curriculum contains a large number of optional courses which you may select according to your chosen specialisation. This programme is characterised by its flexibility and the increasing personal responsibility involved in achieving your career goals. For example, in the field of energy you can choose to specialise in photovoltaics, hydropower or the petroleum industry. The options available in the transport sector range from inner-city distribution logistics to railway systems or airport management.

Your business education naturally includes international financing, risk management and public private partnerships (PPPs). In addition, you may also attend relevant courses at other universities.

Areas of Emphasis

The programme provides you with a specialised education in network expansion and maintenance in the energy and transport sectors as well as special production topics. The curriculum contains a large number of optional courses which you may select according to your chosen specialisation. This programme is characterised by its flexibility and the increasing personal responsibility involved in achieving your career goals.

For example, in the field of energy you can choose to specialise in photovoltaics, hydropower or the petroleum industry. The options available in the transport sector range from inner-city distribution logistics to railway systems or airport management. Your business education naturally includes international financing, risk management and public private partnerships (PPPs). In addition, you may also attend relevant courses at other universities.

International opportunities

The subjects dealt with in this degree programme – energy and transport – are more global than any other. Worldwide, cities are growing, presenting us with new and complex problems which cover a whole variety of disciplines. During the interdisciplinary projects carried out preferably in cooperation with our partner universities, students will develop sustainable solutions for these future problems. International speakers will regularly give lectures on energy, transport and the environment.

Professional Profile

As a graduate of the master degree programme in Energy and Transport Management, you can pursue careers in all aspects of energy production and distribution, the operation of railway systems, motorways and transport companies, environmental planning and energy-intensive companies.

CAREER & OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this master degree programme are experts in all areas of energy provision and distribution, the operation of railways, motorways and transport companies, environmental planning and the management of energy-intensive companies. They are practice-oriented individuals with strong problem-solving capabilities and an international outlook.

Curriculum overview for the course of study.

1. Semester of study
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Advanced Traffic Systems
  • Automatisation & Control of E&T Networks
  • Energy Storage (W)
  • Fuel and Biofuel (W)
  • Grid Operation for E&T
  • Integration of Renewable Energy Sources (W)
  • Local Transportation & Logistics (W)
  • Photovoltaics & Wind Power (W)
  • Road Traffic Infrastructure (W)
  • Solarthermics & Geothermics (W)
  • Supervised Group Projects 1
  • Urban & Regional Planning
2. Semester of study
  • Economics: Infrastructure financing
  • Energy Markets: Power & Emissions Trade (W)
  • Environmental Chemistry (W)
  • Environmental Control for E&T
  • Grid Maintenance for E&T
  • Human Resource Management
  • Modelling & Simulation
  • Public Relations
  • Supervised Group Projects 2
  • Traffic Telematics (W)
  • Water Supply & Drainage (W)
3. Semester of study
  • Emission Control (W)
  • Energy & Traffic Legislation
  • Hydro Power (W)
  • International Project Development & Public Project Procurement
  • Management & Organisation
  • Petroleum Engineering (W)
  • Social Aspects of Infrastructure (W)
  • Strategic Management
  • Traffic Safety (W)
  • Traffic Simulations (W)
  • Transport Economics (W)
4. Semester of study
  • Energy & Demand-side Management (W)
  • Master Thesis Tutorial
  • Traffic Management & Control (W)
  • Train Operation (W)
The following are basic requirements for formal admission or participation in the admissions procedure:Special entry requirements:completion of a relevant bachelor degree programme. The following degree programmes, for instance, meet the entrance requirements: Energy, Transport and Environmental Management (FH JOANNEUM), Industrial Management (FH JOANNEUM), Production Technology and Organisation (FH JOANNEUM), Energy and Environmental Management (FH Pinkafeld) and Railway Infrastructure Technology (FH St. Pölten).completion of a similar and equivalent degree programme at a recognised post-secondary educational establishment in Austria or abroad. A minimum of 20 ECTS credits is required in the three core subject areas of business administration, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
Similar programs:
Study mode:On campus Languages: German
Local:$ 787 / Year(s) Foreign:$ 787 / Year(s)
Deadline: May 31, 2024 StudyQA ranking: 4511
Study mode:On campus Languages: English
Local:$ 3.25 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 3.25 k / Year(s)
601–800 place StudyQA ranking: 5567
Study mode:On campus Languages: English
Foreign:$ 15.9 k / Year(s)
Deadline: Jan 15, 2025 351–400 place StudyQA ranking: 4346