MSc Renewable Energy Systems Technology

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    MSc Full-time 1 year

Course Description

Our Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc is the UK’s longest established master’s degree specialising in renewable and sustainable energy engineering.

Within this programme, you will develop the full range of knowledge and skills needed for a successful and effective career in the global renewable energy sector. Our highly skilled graduates are prized by industry, with many now holding senior positions in industry, commerce, government and NGOs.

The programme is designed and delivered by experts from the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST), the UK’s largest sustainable energy engineering research centre. At CREST, we have influential partnerships with industry, policymakers, and researchers across the world. All of our modules are taught by leading experts in the field, meaning the course offers the latest research and expertise in energy system sustainability.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.

Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

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Programme Funding

There are lots of options available to you to fund your master’s programme, from alumni bursaries to school and department scholarships and government loans.

Student Destinations

Our graduates work world-wide in senior posts across fields as diverse as research and manufacturing, project development, consultancy, finance, policy and international development.

Recent graduates from the School have gone on to work at companies including: Arup, Det Norske Veritas, E.ON, EDF Energy, Mott MacDonald, M-Solv, Nordex, OST Energy, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Petrokon Brunei, PwC, Renewable Energy Systems, RWE, Siemens AG, SSE, Statnett SF, and Vestas.

Module Details

Semester 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Renewable Energy Technologies, Economics and Policy
  • Solar Power
  • Wind Power
  • Water Power
  • Bioenergy
  • MSc Individual Project

Semester 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Integration of Renewables
  • MSc Individual Project

Optional Modules (choose 3)

  • Energy Storage
  • Advanced Photovoltaics
  • Renewable Energy for Development
  • Data Analytics for Smart Energy Systems
  • Energy System Economics, Markets, Policy and Risk


Compulsory Modules

  • MSc Individual Project

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