Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Renewable Energy Systems Technology

This course is aimed at people who care about the environment, who have an engineering and physical sciences background and who have a desire to learn about the technical attributes of renewable energy generation. Developed by the team in CREST this programme aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the resource, technology and economics of renewable energy. Each bespoke module has been continually developed in line with the team's latest cutting edge research and industry developments. This ensures the programme is kept up-to-date and maintains relevance in a fast-changing sector.

Entry requirements

We normally expect the equivalent of a UK 2.1 Honours degree in an engineering or physical sciences subject.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: sustainability and energy systems; integration of renewables; solar 1; wind 1; water power; biomass; research project; optional modules (choose 3); energy storage; advanced solar thermal; advanced photovoltaics; wind 2; energy system investment and risk management.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions
Telephone number: 
01509 222496