School of Academic/ Faculty

NUS College of Design and Engineering (CDE)

Course Highlight/ Description

The Master of Science (MSc) in Energy Systems programme is a unique combination of engineering and technology management to meet the current and near-future energy development in Singapore, Asia and worldwide. The programme will equip students with holistic and foundational knowledge in energy technology and innovation management, facilitate decision making in energy solutions and investment through quantitative and qualitative methods.

Why this programme?

There is an urgency for us to move away from a fossil-fuel based energy sector that emits a substantial amount of greenhouse gases that lead to global warming, and in turns climate change and rising sea levels. In order to deal with the complex and wicked climate change problem, a multi-disciplinary and more holistic approach is needed to address the gap in current energy education and training. Through this programme, students will

• Understand principles of energy technologies such as solar, hydrogen, carbon storage and utilization
• Comprehend the economic, legislature, politics and societal influence on energy use and its management
• Manage innovation and R&D in energy technologies

Head over to the programme page to know more!



Course Duration

Full-time (12— 24 months); Part-time (24—48 months)

Entry Requirement

Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Finance, Economics or Business)
Note: Candidates with academic qualifications other than the above may be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to approval by the department

English Language:
Applicants whose native tongue and medium of university instruction is not completely in English:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 85 (Internet-based), or
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum Academic score 6.0
Note: TOEFL / IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date and should not have expired at point of application. Expired scores will not be considered for the application.

Total Estimated Fee

S$48,000 (excluding GST)

Careers Prospects

• Energy analysis and operation management
• Technology and innovation management in energy sector
• Investment analysis and decisions related to energy technologies
• Consulting and policy advisory

Campus Branches

Kent Ridge Campus