Do you want to work with energy transition and help society to move towards a more sustainable energy future? This transition occurs both locally and globally, and requires interdisciplinary competence with a broad understanding of the social, technical, economic and environmental challenges. This programme is for you who sees leadership as exciting and wants to contribute towards a sustainable energy transition domestically or internationally.The interdisciplinary character of the programme stimulates wider understanding and enables you to combine knowledge from different disciplines in order to handle the complex topics of energy, energy transition and sustainability holistically. You will also get training in critical analysis which involves evaluating problems and solutions from different sustainability perspectives. The programme is taught at Uppsala University’s Gotland Campus which offers a well-coordinated education environment and is positioning itself as a campus with focus on sustainability.WHY THIS PROGRAMME?The challenges of transitioning towards a sustainable energy future are complex and occur both locally and globally, and require individuals with a broad understanding and interdisciplinary knowledge in order to communicate and work with people across both cultural and disciplinary boundaries. Do you see yourself in such role? If yes, then this programme is for you. The Bachelor programme in Energy Transition – Sustainability and Leadership is designed to give broad knowledge and holistic understanding of the challenges and solutions for sustainable energy, from social, economic and ecological points of view. You will study energy systems from natural, social and technical science perspectives and explore technical possibilities while at the same time learning about relevant economic and political policies. Your studies will also address the roles that social change and participation have in a sustainable transition. It is our goal to offer an interdisciplinary education that reaches across different academic disciplines in order to stimulate a wider understanding. It also grants the ability to work with energy transition and sustainability in a holistic way, together with experts like engineers, spatial planners, economists or environmental scientist. The programme is given in English and is looking at energy transition from a national and international perspective. This orientation will broaden your intercultural proficiency and train you to work in an international environment and to communicate in the global market. Besides providing theoretical knowledge in the different fields, practical work in various forms plays a major role in many of the programme’s courses which allows you to practice your skills in communication, teamwork and leadership. This combination of theoretical and practice skills better prepares for your future career in tackling today’s and tomorrow’s challenges of energy transition.Student profileIf you are interested in renewable energy and sustainability questions and want to contribute positively towards a sustainable energy transition, then this programme is right for you! You are additionally curious to explore the topic from different discipline perspectives – natural science, social science and engineering – in order to understand the extremely complex and interlinked challenges of transitioning towards a sustainable energy future. You see a leadership role as exciting and are ready to train your communication skills and deal with different types of expertise and personalities in group work as well as during collaboration with different stakeholders.
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- Full Time
High School Graduation Diploma and advanced level mathematics, intermediate level natural sciences and basic level social sciences.
- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning