M.Sc. Renewable Energy Engineering

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP13280 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP4100 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This course will provide an advanced MSc course in the rapidly expanding area of renewable energy engineering. The course is aimed at students wishing to develop critical understanding of the significant changes afoot in the energy system due to the development and integration of wind, marine, biomass and solar technologies. The course will provide graduates of a calibre capable of developing and implementing creative solutions to the problems encountered in renewable energy capture, conversion, storage and management.

Description

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This course is concerned with the concepts, applications, design, development and deployment of renewable energy converters, and energy storage and demand management systems. The aims are to enable the students to:

  • develop detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the core skills in renewable energy resources, converters and systems.
  • develop and use a significant range of principal and specialist skills, techniques and practices in renewable energy
  • be able to apply this knowledge directly to complex applications,
  • critically review existing practice and develop original and creative solutions to problems within the domain,
  • communicate and work effectively with peers and academic staff in a variety of tasks, demonstrating appropriate levels of autonomy and responsibility, and
  • plan and execute a significant project of research, investigation or development in a specialist area within the renewable energy arena, demonstrating extensive, detailed and critical understanding of that specialism.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP13280 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP4100 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

£4100 (Home/EU); £13280(Overseas)

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Core Modules
  • Foundations of Energy
  • Economics of Renewable Energy
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Advanced Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Demand Management and Energy Storage
  • Critical Analysis and Research Preparation
  • Masters Dissertation
Optional Modules
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Heat Transfers and Heat Exchangers
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics with Heat Transfer

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
550

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Requirements

If your first language is not English, or your first degree was not taught in English, well need to see evidence of your English language ability. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We offer a range of English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme:

  • 2 semesters English (for IELTS of 4.5-5.0);
  • 12 weeks English (for IELTS of 5.5);
  • 6 weeks English (for IELTS 5.5*-6.0). (*minimum 5.5 reading and writing)

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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