Online energy transition Masters degrees

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Upskill or reskill for the energy transition with the University of Aberdeen

Respected energy transition degrees

You’ll earn exactly the same globally recognised Masters degree online as you would on campus.

Train with energy transition experts

Learn with a university leading the way in renewables, carbon capture, fuel cells, digitalisation and more.

20% alumni discount

University of Aberdeen graduates enjoy 20% off postgraduate online short courses and degrees.

Choose a university at the heart of the energy transition

Aberdeen has been the UK base for the world’s energy giants for decades.

Its considerable talent pool of energy engineers and scientists, alongside abundant offshore wind and tidal energy resources, make it a vital centre for the UK’s switch to sustainable energy.

We’re leading the change to Net Zero in the region, providing training, research and development across the energy transition.

Home to the Centre for Energy Transition

Our central hub for energy-related research and education.

It’s responsible for leading research and training to support the UK’s transition to a green economy.

See what’s going on at the Centre for Energy Transition

Help us deliver a just energy transition

Find out how we’re working across disciplines and with communities to bring about a change to Net Zero that’s fair and equal for all.

What’s it like to reskill into an energy transition career?

Many of our online students are working while they study. And some have used redundancy as an opportunity to retrain with us for new roles in the energy transition.

Meet Marcus

Originally working in the subsea sector, Marcus used our online short courses to reskill for a future in decommissioning.

See what retraining online was like for Marcus

Online courses for careers in the energy transition

Our energy transition courses can prepare you for a wide range of energy-sector roles, including:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Scientist or Analyst
  • Energy and Sustainability Adviser
  • Energy Infrastructure Planner
  • Energy Lawyer
  • Energy System Operator
  • Project Engineer
  • Renewable Energy Consultant, Specialist or Researcher
  • Risk, Safety and Environmental Engineer
  • Strategic Energy Adviser
  • or pursue a PhD and an academic career.

Respected qualifications

You’ll earn exactly the same qualification online as you would studying on campus – and our online qualifications are recognised by energy employers and learning institutions around the world.

Earn as you learn

We fit around full-time work, so you can earn qualifications while you keep earning a salary.


Flexible hours and 24/7 access, so you can study when it suits you.

One-to-one careers advice

Use our professional career-planning service throughout your studies, and beyond.

Study energy transition on campus instead

If you’d rather study on campus, our Centre for Energy Transition offers lots of on-campus options.

See on-campus energy transition courses