University of Hull

University of Hull

Renewable Energy

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. For applicants interested in understanding a wide range of renewable energy technologies and developing the analytical and research skills relevant to the sector.

Entry requirements

A minimim 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject, or appropriate experience in a professional environment. International applicants - 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

Core modules:;
Principles of Renewable Energy;
Principles of GIS;
Research Design;
Dissertation (18,000 word limit);

You will then follow your specialist pathway:;

MSc Renewable Energy;
Core: Applied Renewable Energy;

Plus two modules from the following options:;
Environmental Management and Policy;
Professional Consultancy Project;
Sustainable Waste Management;
Environmental Impact Assessment;
Energy Generation from Conventional and Renewable;
Renewable Energy Technologies for Buildings;

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01482 466850