MSc Energy and Environment

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    MSc: 12 months full-time

Course Description

Whether you’re from an engineering, scientific or technical background, this Masters degree will equip you with expertise in new and traditional energy technologies, renewable energy sources, solid waste recycling, air pollution, climate change and energy management systems.

You’ll gain an understanding of the environmental impacts of energy technology choices and the technical expertise to further develop them, preparing you to handle the complex challenges created by the growing energy demands and urban growth of the 21st century.

Course highlights

  • Advance your knowledge and skills in areas such as atmospheric pollution controls and renewable technologies.
  • A choice of optional modules allow you to specialise in your career interests – such as combustion theory, energy management or fuel processing.
  • Conduct an extensive, independent research project using some of our cutting-edge facilities.
  • Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in areas including sustainable systems and advanced materials.

Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in engineering, a physical science or mathematics discipline.

Applicants must have strong marks across a breadth of relevant modules, including mathematics and physical sciences.

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Student Destinations

The need for all businesses and industrial companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions will be a major driver of future development. Graduates with the skills offered by this Masters degree will be in high demand.

Typically, graduates are likely to go on to work in senior posts with high levels of responsibility in energy and environmental consultancies, energy specialists, architectural firms, environmental departments of local authorities, government agencies, major funding bodies, large industrial companies and emerging businesses in the renewable sector. You’ll also be well prepared for PhD level study and a career in academic research.

Module Details

Year 1
Compulsory modules
Research Project (MSc) 60 credits
Pollution Sampling and Analysis 15 credits
Bioenergy & Waste to Energy 15 credits
Atmospheric Pollution: Impacts and Controls 30 credits

Optional modules (selection of typical options shown below)
Combustion Theory and Design 15 credits
Energy Management and Conservation 15 credits
Renewable Technologies 30 credits
Fuel Processing 15 credits
Advanced Engines and Turbines 15 credits
Energy Systems, Policy and Economics for Engineers 15 credits

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