MSc Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy

Reduce emissions. Develop alternative fuels. Build a sustainable future

Innovation in the fossil-based power industry can change the world. It’s fertile ground for new ideas from energy engineers and sustainability specialists – and a rich source of job opportunities for professionals who want to develop new ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Master’s in Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy empowers you to take up these opportunities. In partnership with industry professionals, who are solving real-life engineering and business challenges at contemporary state-of-the-art facilities, it explores the twin challenges of reducing emissions from widely used fossil fuels and enabling the transition to renewable, sustainable alternatives.

Through project-based learning, case-based teaching, and small-group study, this programme strengthens your engineering and management skills, develops your awareness of the industry and its challenges, and connects you to a network of key industry players. On graduation you have the skills, knowledge and experience to make a direct impact on the future of energy.

MSc Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy is an international programme for an international industry. You join students from all over the world at two different universities and at an international business school. After successfully completing the programme and your thesis, you will receive a double degree consisting of two of the following:

The EIT Label is a quality seal awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to a KIC educational programme that has been assessed positively by the EIT on the implementation of the EIT Quality Assurance and Learning Enhancement (EIT QALE) system and the application of specific quality criteria with focus on the EIT Overarching Learning Outcomes (EIT OLOs), robust entrepreneurship education, highly integrated, innovative ‘learning-by-doing’ curricula, international mobility and outreach. For more information please check here.

Discover more

Find out more about the technical, engineering and business content of the MSc Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy programme, check the course structure and syllabus, and get more details on internships, summer schools, complementary training, your international study journey and your thesis work.

Exclusive access to industry

Attending classes is not the same as experiencing the real thing. That’s why this programme is structured around a series of field visits, offering a unique opportunity to explore behind the scenes and meet the experts at 12 innovative and forward-thinking companies who are driving the development of clean fuel alternatives.

Active learning, innovative teaching

No more daydreaming in seminar rooms! Find out how our hands-on, case method of learning (developed by Harvard University) and focus on problem-solving and active learning elevates and enriches your studies – and puts you in the driving seat.

Learning beyond the lecture hall

Add depth to your studies and gain unique perspectives throughout your two years with InnoEnergy. Find out how you can engage directly with some of the biggest and most exciting companies in the field, meet business and technical experts, gain hands-on experience, and start building your own personal European network.

Qualifications and learning outcomes

The Master’s in Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy is the perfect launchpad for an exciting future – whatever you want it to be. Find out how you get your double degree, as well as the learning outcomes and skills that it represents.

Meet our students and graduates

Don’t just take out word for it – find out what current students, recent graduates – and their employers – think of the Master’s in Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy, why they chose the programme, and what they plan to do next.

Application process

Want to take your career in sustainable and alternative energy to the next step? Find out how to apply for the MSc Clean Fossil and Alternative Fuels Energy programme here.