Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Marine Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a cornerstone of the green economy and marine wind, wave and tidal energy are key elements of the UK, European and global renewable energy roadmaps. This programme focuses on the growing marine renewable energy sector.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good degree in a science or engineering subject, or equivalent. If students have no recent formal qualifications, a lesser qualification with additional experience may be acceptable. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: economics; law and policy for marine renewable energy; introduction to marine renewable energy; MSc dissertation; research skills and methods; plus optional modules; assessment of coastal resources and impacts; economics of the marine environment; marine planning; mechanics of MRE structures and modelling coastal processes.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858