Renewable Energy Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13280
    Tuition (Year)
    4100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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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.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic 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)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13280 International
  • GBP 4100 EU/EEA

£4100 (Home/EU); £13280(Overseas)

Funding

Scholarship Opportunity
Scottish Funding Council has made available 20 scholarships covering fees only to students with Scottish backgrounds. These will be spread over all our Energy based MSc programmes. There is no separate application process for this. If you are eligible, you will be considered automatically. You will be notified through the summer if you have been selected.

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