Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Sustainability Engineering

This programme aims to produce well-balanced fully aware sustainability management and development practitioners who are able to analyse and assess the essence of sustainability issues and to formulate the required strategy to implement practical sustainable development solutions in business and society.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a numerate technical discipline; candidates not holding a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree may, under certain circumstances, be admitted to the diploma course; such candidates may then be recommended for transfer to the Master's course on the basis of satisfactory examination performance. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Foundations of energy; environmental foundation science; process engineering 1; principles of recycling; economics of renewable energy; environmental impact assessment; sustainable processing; critical analysis and research preparation; Master's or Diploma dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Various awards are available; these are awarded on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
PG Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 4513023