University of Hull

University of Hull

Renewable Energy (Resource Management)

As the renewable energy sector continues to grow there is a need for trained individuals to plan, implement and manage new renewable energy projects. With the Humber � Britain�s �Energy Estuary� � rapidly becoming the focus of Britain�s renewables industry, offering excellent scope for industrial placements and career prospects, you could hardly choose a better place to study than the University of Hull. Developed in cooperation with industry experts, this vocational course is one of the only Masters degrees in the UK specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in the renewables sector as a project manager or resource analyst. You will gain a good understanding of a range of technologies, including wind, tidal, solar, wave and bio-fuels, through both study and hands-on experience in the lab. You will develop an understanding of the key research and analytical skills relevant to renewable energy resource analysis, including GIS and industry software, as well as learning key professional skills such as project management, presentations and group work. There is a strong industrial component, including site visits, guest speakers from industry and the use of 'real-world' examples. The programme is also ideal for students interested in further research.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject, or appropriate experience in a professional environment. Competence in English is required for International students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; Previous study in English is accepted.; Candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

There is a focus on the exploitation of bio-renewable sources for energy production. For this programme the course content is concentrated on developing an understanding of the range of different sources, methods for conversion into energy and the regulatory and economic context of the use of bio-renewables as sources of energy. The content of this programme is: Principles of renewable energy; dissertation (18,000-word limit); principles of GIS; environmental management and policy; sustainable waste management; energy generation from conventional and renewable fuels; research design.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (home fees) years
MSc Part-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (EU fees) years
MSc Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

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Postgraduate Admissions Office
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