Why choose Energy Systems at Melbourne

The Master of Energy Systems is a unique course, which brings together leading experts in engineering, science, economics, finance and energy systems from across the University of Melbourne, Australia’s no 1 university.

The Master of Energy Systems is your passport to a new and exciting career in energy. The energy sector is going through a time of massive disruption and change. New types of roles are emerging that require graduates, who can understand the technology and business of energy.

The global energy sector needs more qualified experts to manage how we source, store, transport and use energy. You will learn from specialists in renewable, thermal and nuclear energy and transport and will acquire the skills to make informed decisions that incorporate technical, economic, environmental and social considerations.

This course will suit students, who are interested in:

  • Analysing energy systems from technical, commercial and policy standpoints.
  • Energy finance, economics and energy markets.
  • The operation of renewable and non-renewable energy systems
  • Auditing different types of energy systems, including carbon emissions
  • Combining technical and commercial knowledge to guide business decision-making.

Master of Energy Systems

Your career opportunities in Energy Systems

You will find employment in industry and government in areas such as: evaluating the technical and economic performance of energy systems; making energy-related investment decisions; developing and implementing energy policy; and managing matters relating to greenhouse gas pollutants such as reporting, regulation and compliance.

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The Student Experience

Master of Energy Systems graduate Leesa Blazely discusses the career opportunities that the course has opened up for her.

energy-leesa-blazely from Melbourne School of Engineering on Vimeo.