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37 PhD Programs in Energy Studies

A PhD is a degree requiring four to six years of research in a chosen field. A dissertation is usually required to finish a degree program, and candidates must demonstrate they have brought something new and unique to the field of study. What is a PhD in Energy? Energy covers a wide variety of subjects, including efficiency, sustainability, new technology and legal matters. Renewable energy is a l… Read more

A PhD is a degree requiring four to six years of research in a chosen field. A dissertation is usually required to finish a degree program, and candidates must demonstrate they have brought something new and unique to the field of study.

What is a PhD in Energy? Energy covers a wide variety of subjects, including efficiency, sustainability, new technology and legal matters. Renewable energy is a large area of study right now; PhD candidates can research efficiency and cost-effectiveness of these new technologies. Courses may also be more hands-on and look at generating and maintaining energy sources.

A degree in energy is a great way to stay informed about the high-impact subject. Outside the workplace, this knowledge can benefit your community and would be of use to policymakers. A PhD can also lead to advancement in salary or position.

To determine the cost of a PhD, a few choices need to be made. The school chosen is one important factor, as is housing and the time necessary to complete the degree program. Find out from your chosen school the sort of fees required for PhD candidates and find out what books you will need to better shape your budget.

A PhD in Energy can lead to a variety of careers. Investing groups may hire someone with this degree to better inform them about the growth potential of different energy sources. Environmental protection groups may need someone with this knowledge set to help promote green energy. Energy producers may look for PhD graduates for management, research or development.

Energy is a subject offered at many schools across the globe, including the PhD level. Finding the right school for your interests is as easy as entering a little information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Polytech is one of ten universities in Russia teaching students about renewable energy and the only one that offers scientific solutions for the Arctic and offshore wind farms ... +

Polytech is one of ten universities in Russia teaching students about renewable energy and the only one that offers scientific solutions for the Arctic and offshore wind farms. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English, Russian
01 Oct 2023
01 Aug 2023
Campus
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. in Petroleum Geosciences aims to stimulate research and development to foster innovative solutions to challenges in science, technology, and engineering.

The Ph.D. in Petroleum Geosciences aims to stimulate research and development to foster innovative solutions to challenges in science, technology, and engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctor of Renewable Energy program helps students develop practical skills and knowledge required to critically evaluate alternative energy sources, and provide applied so ... +

The Doctor of Renewable Energy program helps students develop practical skills and knowledge required to critically evaluate alternative energy sources, and provide applied solutions to the energy demand. The major is decidedly interdisciplinary in nature, focusing on the underlying natural processes relating to renewable energy and employing the scientific method. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Online
 

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Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Energy is essential for the organization of society, for transportation, to maintain the proper temperature in our homes in winter and summer, and for the operation of industr ... +

Energy is essential for the organization of society, for transportation, to maintain the proper temperature in our homes in winter and summer, and for the operation of industry, farms and offices. In spite of everything, many energy resources are finite and, at higher levels, energy consumption is, in general, a source of pollution. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Spanish, Gallegan
Campus
 
Auburn University - College of Engineering
Auburn, USA

The purpose of this degree program is to produce graduates who are able to identify new discoveries and apply engineering analyzes to develop sustainable solutions to complex ... +

The purpose of this degree program is to produce graduates who are able to identify new discoveries and apply engineering analyzes to develop sustainable solutions to complex engineering problems. An additional goal is to produce graduates who conduct independent cutting-edge research in biosystems engineering and that can clearly communicate research findings to technical and non-technical audiences. -
PhD
Full-time
6 - 10 years
English
Campus
 
University of North Dakota College of Engineering and Mines
Grand Forks, USA

This UND graduate program focuses on energy engineering fundamentals, along with independent research and career preparation. You will have the flexibility to attend online or ... +

This UND graduate program focuses on energy engineering fundamentals, along with independent research and career preparation. You will have the flexibility to attend online or on campus and customize your doctoral program according to your greatest interests. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus
Online
 
The University of Tennessee - Tickle College of Engineering
Knoxville, USA

The Department of Nuclear Engineering (NE) strives to develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized program that promotes a passion for understanding and ap ... +

The Department of Nuclear Engineering (NE) strives to develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized program that promotes a passion for understanding and applying the knowledge of nuclear science and engineering and to help develop the next generation of technical leaders of the global nuclear enterprise. Our faculty consists of diverse research expertise and are considered to be national and global leaders in their respective fields. Students gain expertise as scientists and engineers who advance the application of radiation in detection, nuclear security, fuel cycles, fusion technology, reliability and safety, health physics, and basic research. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
Czech Technical University in Prague
Prague 6, Czech Republic

The Doctoral Program in Applications of Natural Sciences and in Mathematical Engineering is open to graduates holding a Master's Degree who want to extend their scholarly qual ... +

The Doctoral Program in Applications of Natural Sciences and in Mathematical Engineering is open to graduates holding a Master's Degree who want to extend their scholarly qualification in a relevant field of study. The research-oriented program provides in-depth training for a high level of professional competence in the chosen area (see below) and the ability to develop and use independently the professional knowledge and skills gained in research. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The Ph.D. program in Petroleum Engineering fully taught in English, is designed to provide a sophisticated knowledge base and advanced skills at the expert level for individua ... +

The Ph.D. program in Petroleum Engineering fully taught in English, is designed to provide a sophisticated knowledge base and advanced skills at the expert level for individuals planning a career in academia, industry, and research settings in any of the subfields of the Petroleum Engineering discipline. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
The Cyprus Institute
Nicosia, Cyprus

The program promotes research excellence and educates students on the scientific frontiers and advanced methodologies at the vanguard of interconnected issues related to Clima ... +

The program promotes research excellence and educates students on the scientific frontiers and advanced methodologies at the vanguard of interconnected issues related to Climate and Atmospheric Sciences, Energy, Hydrology, Sustainable Built Environment, and Sustainable Policy. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

With this Ph.D. program, we train young researchers in the field of sustainable use of resources in the production systems of energy, of buildings, in energy final utilization ... +

With this Ph.D. program, we train young researchers in the field of sustainable use of resources in the production systems of energy, of buildings, in energy final utilization, in the development of products and in manufacturing. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, Italian, German
Campus