Academic and professional knowledge and skills

After having completed the Master's programme in Energy Science, you will:

  • Have technical and natural scientific knowledge on how society produces and uses energy
  • Have knowledge on the consequences of energy production and use for people, the economy, the environment and future generations
  • Be familiar with the most important research methods for energy system analysis and can apply these methods in research on energy and material systems.
  • Be able to design strategies to make energy systems sustainable and place those in a multidisciplinary context.
  • Be able to conduct new interdisciplinary research on energy systems at various scales (micro, regional, national and international) in a creative and independent way
  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary setting and communicate research results and conclusions to a public of specialist and non-specialists.
  • Have insight in the science-society interface and be able to reflect critically upon the roles of science and technology in society.

Career Support

UU Career Support

UU Career Support offers training related to career orientation and job application skills; examples include writing an application letter and CV and conducting a job interview. You can find more information about career support on UU Career Support for Dutch students or UU Career Support for international students.

UU Careers Day

Once a year Utrecht University organises a Careers Day. The Careers Day offers the opportunity to sign up for workshops and trainings, and to meet recruiters at the careers fair. It’s also possible to join a job application training or have your resume checked.