University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Sustainable Energy Systems

Students receive broad training in energy production, delivery, consumption, efficiency, economics, policy and regulation, all in the context of the sustainability of energy supply and consumption patterns, both locally and globally. There are opportunities to participate in field trips to power plants.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, preferably in engineering or a physical science; applicants with backgrounds in other fields may be accepted; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Core modules include: technologies for sustainable energy; energy and environmental economics; energy efficiency, resource and environment; either electrical engineering fundamentals of renewable energy or mechanical engineering fundamentals of renewable energy; principles of wind energy; marine energy; power systems engineering and economics

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Adminstrator
Telephone number: 
0131 650 7352