Gain the theoretical and practical skills to explore the growing field of renewable energy technologies.
Renewable energy technologies have become an important part of energy production. Strong initiatives and investments from the public and private sectors have made this a rapidly growing field and created further career opportunities in the sector.
This is one of the few courses offered at Masters level which not only encompasses renewable energy technologies but also complements with the essential related elements of renewable energy finance and environmental law.
These elements touch on financial analytical tools, project structuring, finance and management in renewable energy, while the law element will consider legal framework impacting upon renewable energy provision.
What you'll learn
The course will extend your skills into various renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar, hydro, biomass, wave etc.
Study renewable energy capture, energy storage, energy audit and life-cycle analysis, as well as learning the concept of the system, design, development and applications.
The course is accredited by the Energy Institute, UK. Combined with a suitable accredited undergraduate degree, the MSc degree would then satisfy the academic requirements of the UK Engineering Council for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
- Sustainable energy technologies
- Solar energy: technology, modelling and analysis
- Renewable energy finance and environmental law
- Research skills and project management
- Distributed generation systems
- MSc Project module
Module choice of
- Control engineering
- Energy materials
- Mechatronic systems
- Sustainable urban property development
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
- Renewable energy industries
- Renewable energy technology/design
- Building services
- Research & development
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in a relevant engineering field such as electrical, electronics, electrical & electronics, mechanical, automation, control, energy or renewable/sustainable energy in order to be eligible for the programme.
We may also consider alternative qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.
Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
We are committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.
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Last updated February 8, 2018