Masters | Postgraduate Course - Renewable Energy Systems Engineering MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Renewable Energy Systems Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Why choose this course

How do we balance finite resources and infinite human ambition? Renewable energy systems are part of the solution.

Our MSc Renewable Energy Systems is ideal for graduates from engineering, science or other relevant backgrounds who also have an interest in pursuing a successful career in research, technological change and the commercialisation of renewable-energy systems. 

You will be taught by academics who are experts in their fields, and have access to a range of advanced facilities and resources.

What you will study

Created in the context of the rapid advancement of the renewable-energy industry, our MSc Renewable Energy Systems Engineering investigates both renewable energy and systems technologies.

It will give you opportunities to learn about major renewable-energy technologies, energy-sector economics, supply-chain management and sustainable development.

It is designed to build your competence and confidence in the research, development and engineering tasks that are demanded of scientific engineers in the renewable and sustainable-development sector.

Module details

Year 1 (full-time)

  • RESEARCH DISSERTATION (PRISE) Compulsory Year-long
  • ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL Optional
  • BIOLOGICAL AND TISSUE ENGINEERING Optional
  • ENERGY ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY Optional
  • OPTIMISATION AND DECISION MAKING Compulsory
  • PROCESS MODELLING AND SIMULATION Compulsory
  • REFINERY AND PETROCHEMICAL PROCESSING Optional
  • SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGY Optional
  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS Optional
  • TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS & RESEARCH SEMINARS Compulsory
  • TRANSITIONS TO A LOW CARBON ECONOMY Optional
  • BIOMASS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY Compulsory
  • ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS Optional
  • INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM PRODUCTION Optional
  • KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Optional
  • PROCESS AND ENERGY INTEGRATION Optional
  • PROCESS SAFETY AND OPERATIONS INTEGRITY Optional
  • PROCESS SYSTEMS DESIGN Compulsory
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Optional
  • WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY Compulsory

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7
 
Semester 1 - Choose 1 from the 7 listed optional modules
Semester 2 - Choose 1 from the 6 listed optional modules

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in either Chemistry, Engineering or Physics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.