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Energy Transition - Sustainability and Leadership, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #62 (ARWU) Visby, Sweden
The Energy Transition - Sustainability and Leadership programme from Uppsala University trains you to understand and integrate knowledge from different disciplines in order to handle the complexity of energy transition processes and sustainability.
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The Bachelor programme in Energy Transition - Sustainability and Leadership from Uppsala University is designed to provide you with broad knowledge and understanding of the different challenges and possible solutions for sustainable energy. With an emphasis in the natural, technical and social sciences, you will study technical solutions, environmental impact, political and economic policies and controls. You will also explore the social perspectives of participation and change leadership, both of which are necessary in the work for long-term sustainability

Besides providing theoretical knowledge in the different fields, you will gain practical work in various forms. Training in communication, cooperation, teambuilding and leadership prepare you to work together with different experts and interest groups, such as engineers, planners, economists and environmental scientists.


The programme is recommended to you who want to develop and lead this sustainable energy transition within the broad and fast-growing field of energy transition. Employment opportunities can be found in national or international companies (utility companies, electricity companies, large private businesses which have sustainability incorporated into their core activities, housing companies, transport companies, consultancies) as well as not for profit organisations and governmental authorities on different levels. The energy sector provides you, as a professional, with many opportunities to work in graduate positions such as:

  • sustainable energy officer at government agencies
  • energy strategist
  • renewable energy consultant
  • sustainability consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sustainable Energy Transition
  • Projects and Leadership
  • Energy and Systems
  • Environmental and Climate Change
  • Scientific Methods
  • Energy Production and Usage

English Language Requirements

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

General entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies in Sweden. Also required is:

  • advanced level mathematics (equivalent of Swedish course Mathematics 3b/3c);
  • intermediate level natural sciences (equivalent of Swedish course Natural Sciences 2); and
  • basic level social sciences (equivalent of Swedish course Social Sciences 1b/1a1+1a2).
All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6"). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36167 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 65000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 390000


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