Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    17950 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #187 (WUR) ,
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.

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.

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

You will study/take part in:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

  • International Applies to you

    17950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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