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Become the future energy leader


The Master of Energy Studies (MES) is a highly innovative program providing a unique trans-disciplinary, co-badged and industry focussed Master's degree for professionals seeking to have an impact on the transition to a low carbon future.

The program is delivered across Australia by three leading universities: The University of Queensland, The University of Newcastle and The University of Western Australia. 

The MES is designed by leading academics and industry to provide a unique perspective of key issues impacting on achieving a low carbon future - including economics, technology options, legal frameworks, energy efficiency, carbon management and climate change policies. 


The University of Queensland The University of Western AustraliaThe University of Newcastle



There are several scholarships available to study the Master of Energy Studies (CRICOS Code: 073264E).

AusAID Australia Awards Africa

Application for AusAID Australia Awards Scholarships in eligible African countries are currently open for those of you interested in joining the IEC Master of Energy Studies commencing 2015.

Australia Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by AusAID. They provide opportunities for people from developing countries to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities (The University of Queensland is a participating institution)

You can study the Master of Energy Studies with an Australia Award Scholarship if Natural Resources Management; Sustainable Development; Environmental Management; Environmental engineering or Governance are listed in your country's top priority areas.

The AusAID scholarships are very generous and cover tuition fees and living expenses. If you are from an eligible country, and interested to study the Master of Energy Studies, we strongly encourage you to click here to read more about the scholarships via the AAS Africa website:

Scholarship applications close on Friday 13 December 2013.


Other financial aid

Apart from the AusAID Awards, other financial aid options exist for students who would like to study the IEC Master of Energy Studies.

Please refer to the following search scholarships databases:


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Study in Brisbane

Australia is a young, vibrant and friendly country. A country in which students can live, learn and grow. Lecturers will encourage you to think 

of original, practical solutions to real-world problems. The Australian education system has a strong international reputation and is known for its effective structure and innovative policy developments. Australian qualifications are recognised throughout the world.

As a Master of Energy Studies' student you will be based in Brisbane, Queensland.

With its pleasant climate, diverse scenery, and booming economy, Queensland is a hub for investment and innovation. Brisbane is a safe and friendly city with a beautiful climate, outdoor lifestyle and a generous community. It is widely considered to be one of Australia's most liveable cities. With a multicultural population of around two million, Brisbane has all the advantages of a large modern city, yet is compact enough to retain the charm of a small regional town.

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Enrol in the program 

Master of Energy Studies students enrol through The University of Queensland.

Download, print and complete the International application form (PDF). Include with your application:

  •     Certified copies* of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems, and translations (if required)
  •     Proof of English Language proficiency (if required)
  •     Payment of the AU$100 Application Fee (if you are not applying for a UQ scholarship)
  •     Please remember to sign the form
*A certified copy is a photocopy of an original document, which bears an original signature and stamp with a certification that the document is a true copy of the original, cited by a person approved to certify documents. Please note all pages of transcripts need to be certified. Certified copies of documents must be sent by mail. A photocopy, scan or facsimile of certified documents can only be accepted if sent by a UQ authorised representative. All documentation submitted becomes the property of the University and cannot be returned. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you make certified copies of your original documents and submit those instead.
Note your application must include a non-refundable Application Fee of AU$100, unless you are applying for a University of Queensland scholarship.

Apply by email

Scan and attach all required documents. Email your complete application to:

Apply by post

Alternatively, you can submit your application to the nearest authorised UQ representative in your country or directly to UQ’s International Admissions Section:

The Manager - International Admissions Section
The University of Queensland
Level 2, JD Story Building
Brisbane QLD 4072
Apply through one of UQ’s official international representatives


More information

Download the International Student Brochure




Please note: The International Energy Centre does noet provide the Australia Awards scholarships and we are not able to provide advice on scholarship eligibility. The information contained in this webpage is for educational purposes only; no warranty is offered on the accuracy of this information. The International Energy Centre cannot be held responsible for inaccurate information on this webpase. Please refer to the AUstralia Awards website for official announcements and up-to-date information on the scholarships awards offered under the Australia Awards initiative.
Master of Energy Studies Cricos Code: 073264E