University of Strathclyde

Sustainable Engineering (Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment)

This course examines the design and operation of the energy systems that provide the environments in which people live and work. It explores how quality of life can be balanced by the need for conservation of world resources.

Entry requirements

Degree in engineering or physical sciences or equivalent professional qualification. Preferably a first or second class honours degree, equivalent to a UK 2:1 degree. A 2:2 may be considered. IELTS - minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5).
Degree in engineering or physical sciences or equivalent professional qualification. Preferably a first or second class honours degree, equivalent to a UK 2:1 degree. A 2:2 may be considered. IELTS - minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5).

Course modules

Instructional modules: Sustainability; energy resources and policy; electrical power systems; finite element analysis of floating structures; renewable marine energy systems.
Elective modules: Design management; financial engineering; information management; risk management; environmental impact assessment.
Compulsory classes: energy resources and policy; energy systems analysis; electrical power systems; energy modelling and monitoring; sustainability; group project. Generic modules select 3 classes from the following: design management; information management; project management; risk management; financial engineering; knowledge engineering and management for engineers; environmental impact assessment; individual project.
Compulsory classes: energy resources and policy; energy systems analysis; electrical power systems; energy modelling and monitoring; sustainability; group project.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught modules are by written assignments and exams. Group projects are assessed by project websites and presentations. Individual projects are assessed on the submitted thesis.

Fees

Course fees for Scottish and EU students are £5,500. For students from the rest of the UK, course fees are £9,000. Course fees for international students are £18,000.

Please contact the department for part-time course fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
PgDip Full-time 9 Months
MSc Full-time 12 Months
MSc Part-time 36 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 9 9 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 36 36 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 9 9 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 5,500 (Year 1) EU 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 18,000 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 5,500 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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