Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Marine Renewable Energy

This programme is designed as a multidisciplinary transition programme relevant to students from a wide variety of backgrounds; the taught part of the programme addresses the technical, environmental and economic drivers that are shaping the marine renewable energy industry.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry, students must hold a good degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. life sciences, engineering, environmental studies, business studies, surveying) from a UK or Overseas University. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Energy in the twenty first century; oceanography and marine biology; marine energy technology; economics of renewable energy; renewable technology 2; development appraisal; environmental policy and risk; development project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A variety of funding opportunities is available for students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Orkney Campus Stromness KW16 3AW Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Institute of Petroleum Engineering
Telephone number: 
0131 4513567