University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Sustainable Energy Engineering

This course is designed to enable science and engineering graduates to assess different energy supply options; students gain a comprehensive understanding of modern sustainable, renewable and conventional technologies for a wide range of applications; due to a growing skills shortage in the energy sector, especially in emerging energy technologies, industry requires graduates with specialist knowledge and multidisciplinary ability; a broad understanding of energy technologies and more practical engineering skills are provided throughout this course.

Entry requirements

2.1 (Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) including science or engineering degrees which cover the basic principles of energy engineering, but excluding all arts and social science subjects; IELTS:6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any element; TOEFL IBT: 87 with a minimum of 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements.

Course modules

All years: Core modules: Advanced engineering research preparation; renewable energy technology 1; energy efficiency for sustainability 1; advanced engineering research project organisation and design; economic evaluation of sustainable energy; advanced resource technologies; individual research project; optional modules: Technologies for the hydrogen economy; power generation and carbon capture; advanced thermal power systems; wind engineering and energy; renewable energy technology 2; renewable generation technologies and control; process risk benefit and analysis; combined heat and power systems.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559