Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 15950
    Tuition (Year)
    4500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to sustainable solutions for future energy needs, with an in-depth knowledge of the new emerging alternative technologies. It will prepare you for immediate contribution to the renewable energy sector, entering public, environmental, industry and commercial industries.
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  • Fees and funding

About

Why study Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling at Dundee?
  • Climate change is possibly the most significant threat that humanity has ever faced. A new generation of scientists, engineers and policy-makers will need to be equipped with skills to enable them to make informed decisions on all aspects of this important and rapidly developing subject.
  • Our Masters degree in Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling is designed to produce graduates with a broad and balanced skills base.
  • We provide the opportunity for you to go on field trips and external conferences as a part of your coursework, and you will have the option of undertaking either an industry-based or research-related project.
What's so good about Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling at Dundee?

The Dundee MSc is intended to interact with the renewables industry on many levels, enabling frequent networking opportunities during the year. The conference-style modules also allow delegates from industry to attend and enhance their skills in an informal and friendly setting. Graduates from this degree will be able to make an immediate contribution to the renewable energy sector.

Dundee University Centre for Renewable Energy (DUCRE)

DUCRE brings together a wide range of scientists with strong interests in renewable energy and evironmental issues. Staff and students in the Centre are engaged in a wide range of diverse renewable energy and environmental research. Projects range from electric vehicle technologies, to wind, solar, and hydro technologies, and from energy policy issues to Third World environmental development analysis.

Employability
  • Graduates from this programme will be able to make an immediate contribution to the renewable energy sector and make informed decisions that will have an impact on the development of national programmes to meet future targets.
  • Each graduate will have a firm grasp of the predominant and emerging technologies, and will be able to set these in context using a range of environmental monitoring techniques.

Programme Structure

What you will study

Modules cover environmental physics, law and policy, renewable energy technologies, environmental monitoring, and the hydrogen economy.

  • Foundation in renewable energy
  • Energy regulation law and security of supply
  • Hydrogen economy (incorporating fuel cells)
  • Physical concepts: A primer in energy, electromagnetism & electronic materials
  • Renewables technologies: In depth investigation of existing & emerging technologies, supply & demand issues, conservation & architectural issues
  • Environmental modelling: hydrology, carbon cycling, wind, wave & solar modelling
  • Field trips
  • Project
How you will be assessed

Students are assessed on written and practical work, formal presentations and a project dissertation.

Audience

Who should study this course?
  • The MSc in Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling suits students and professionals from diverse backgrounds, including scientists, engineers, environmentalists, and policy-makers.
  • The programme has been designed to appeal to graduates with first degrees in the physical sciences, engineering, environmental science and related subjects. However, all applications will be assessed on their merits, regardless of background, and any relevant experience will also be taken into consideration.

Detailed Programme Facts

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      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

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

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Academic Requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent in physical or engineering science is normally required, but consideration will be given to other applicants with degrees in (for example) environmental science and geography. Relevant work experience will also be taken into account.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15950 International
  • GBP 4500 EEA
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