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Renewable Energy Systems Engineering

Created in the context of the rapid advancement of the renewable-energy industry, this programme investigates both renewable energy and systems technologies. It is designed to build your competence and confidence in the R and D and engineering tasks that are demanded of scientific engineers in the renewable and sustainable-development sector.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or a related discipline. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered.

English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

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Course modules

Example module listing: optimisation and decision-making; process modelling and simulation; technology, business and research seminars; renewable energy technologies; refinery and petrochemical process; solar energy technology; advanced process control; energy economics and technology; process systems design; biomass processing technology; wind energy technology; process and energy integration; knowledge-based systems and artificial intelligence; supply chain management; introduction to petroleum production; process safety and operation integrity; economics of international oil and gas; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation, examinations and continuous assessments. The latter will be based on solutions to tutorial questions, reports covering practical sessions and fieldwork, and essays on a number of suitable topics.

Fees

Please note these fees are for the academic year only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time February 2018 9,500 (Year 1) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time February 2018 4,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 10,300 (Year 1) International 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time February 2018 19,000 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 20,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time February 2018 9,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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