UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHEAST NORWAY

Energy and Environmental Technology

Education and research in Environmental Technology and Energy Technology has high priority at Telemark University College (TUC), which holds an excellent international reputation in these fields. TUC's research network in Energy and Environmental Technology includes many scientists and engineering programmes at other renowned universities, as well as several industrial companies. Due to its engagement in environmental protection and the high priority given to technological research, Norway has become one of the leading countries regarding environmental protection and technology. This engagement is reflected also at TUC through the M.Sc. programme in Energy and Environmental Technology. TUC meets the highest international research and education standards in this key area. TUC aims at contributing to a better understanding of the occurrence of environmental damage and the application of preventive measures directed towards public and private needs and demands especially related to modern process industry. This M.Sc. programme emphasises applied science and engineering, through project oriented education in close cooperation with local and international companies. Energy technology and environmental engineering are key components within the main strategic Gas and Energy field of technological research at TUC. This M.Sc. programme covers the following key topics: Environmental tehcnology and pollution prevention, Energy recovery from waste, combustion and biogas production, Planning and managing industrial processes in order to prevent environmental hazards, Process safety, Sustainable development, Alternative energy, Applied thermodynamics, Combustion and gas explosions. The programme includes a R&D group project with external partners, project management training and an individual thesis, to be carried out during the final (fourth) semester. Courses also emphasise student participation, with individual and group exercises, and offer the introduction to advanced computer based tools as well as practical laboratory and field work.

Contact (person and/or unit) Unni Stamland Kaasin
Telephone +47 35 57 51 08
Email admission@hit.no
Programme duration 2 years
Application deadline Students from outside the EU/EEA: 15 January 2016
Students from the EU/EEA: 1 March 2016
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites Completed B.Sc./B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

The requirement for English proficiency for applicants with a bachelor degree from outside the Nordic countries may be met in one of the following ways:
International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0. An IELTS test is only valid for two years. You must take the Academic test.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 for a paperbased test, a score of at least 210 for a computer-based test or minimum 80 for an internet-based test. A TOEFL test is only valid for two years.
Bachelor’s degree from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Ireland or New Zealand with English as the language of instruction.
Since the language of instruction is English we do not require Norwegian profiency.
Tuition No tuition fees.
Subject area Engineering/Technology
Degree level Master
City Porsgrunn, Norway
Credits 120
Language of teaching English
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