Ph.D. On Campus

Engineering - Energy Systems

University of Georgia

48 months
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The Engineering - Energy Systems program from University of Georgia stresses a holistic approach and offers exposure to many disciplines beyond engineering including natural and social sciences, public policy, and business. 


The curriculum is highly flexible and offers personalized plans of study.

Key Features 

The Engineering - Energy Systems degree at University of Georgia examines diverse technical, socio-political, and ecological dimensions of power generation and consumption including:

  • energy generation, storage, and conversion technologies,
  • impacts of energy and environmental policy on the power generation sector, 
  • quantitative, qualitative, and descriptive models of energy flows and storages that illuminate the role of energy in the functionality of the biosphere and modern society,
  • ecological systems functionality and how this pertains to ecosystem health and ecological services provided to support humankind, and
  • interconnections with food and water systems.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computational Engineering 
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics 
  • Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Combustion Science
  • Gas Dynamics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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72 alternative credits

A thesis master's degree from an approved university may be accepted for up to 30 credits hours, in which case a minimum of 42 credit hours of approved course work, research and dissertation beyond the M.S. degree


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a B.S. and M.S. (for Ph.D. applicants) with minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program or program in a related field.  
  • The average undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA of recent accepted students is 3.4 and 3.6, respectively. Average Quantitative GRE scores of recent accepted students range near the 80th percentile.  
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are not more than two years old.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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