Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation

This course covers electrical energy networks and the methods of electrical generation which are currently, and for the foreseeable future, used and the implications of these changes; this programme develops graduates of a calibre capable of developing and implementing creative solutions to the problems encountered in renewable energy and distributed generation and the supply of electrical energy in general.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a suitable subject with a numerate background. Equivalent overseas qualifications will also be considered. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Foundations of energy; electrical power systems; renewable energy technologies; research methods critical analysis and project planning; distributed generation; project phase 1; renewable generation and conversion; demand management and energy storage; MSc project.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 24 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 13,800 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

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