University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Sustainable Energy Systems

This programme has interdisciplinary energy science and technology at its core, but gives you an insight into key aspects of business, economics and policy so you can help to meet these challenges. You�ll explore technical, regulatory and financial issues surrounding the transition to an alternative energy supply system, as well as the sustainable use of energy.You�ll gain an understanding of renewable energy technologies as well as entrepreneurship and global policy issues and will be able to specialise in areas that suit your interests and career ambitions. You�ll benefit from the chance to study in cutting-edge facilities where our researchers are pushing the boundaries of energy engineering and related disciplines. In our Energy Building, you�ll find a state-of-the art sustainable energy teaching laboratory, including solar, wind and wave/tidal power and a fuel cell system.

Entry requirements

A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class (2:1) honours degree, or higher, in engineering or a physical science discipline. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Energy systems: analysis and efficiency; renewable energy laboratory; policy and economics for sustainable energy systems; enterprise awareness and new venture creation; sustainable future power generation from hydrocarbons; energy futures. Optional modules include: nuclear operations; nuclear futures; micro-grid laboratory; grid-connected microgeneration systems; combustion in engines; energy in buildings; biological energy generation from organic waste.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to �2,000 available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2343