Northumbria University

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies

**Renewable energy production is increasing rapidly and there is a global shortage of trained engineers. With this master's course you'll have a highly relevant qualification that's accredited by the Engineering Council via the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).** The course covers topics such as photovoltaic, wind, thermo-mechanical energy conversion systems, hybrid renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, building energy modelling and engineering optimisation. The University has a well-established reputation for renewable and sustainable energy technologies. You'll benefit from excellent technical facilities including specialist workshops. We also have a laboratory that's dedicated to power networks, wind energy, photovoltaics and battery testing for electric vehicles. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council as the course meets the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in an engineering or science discipline, or equivalent. Or relevant professional qualifications may be considered. Applicants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will need an ATAS certificate to enrol on this course. Without this certificate, a visa application will be refused. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/academic-technology-approval-scheme for more information. International qualifications If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice January 2020 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 - 16 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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