University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Our academically challenging programme will introduce you to incumbent and modern energy technologies for sustainable power generation. You will learn to design and assess the performance of fuel cells and photovoltaic systems, wind power and hybrid propulsion systems. This course will suit you if you have previously studied engineering, science or mathematics.

Entry requirements

MSc: 2:1 or higher BEng or BSc degree in chemical/mechanical/electrical/civil engineering, mathematics or physics. Relevant employment experience would be considered if a candidate does not meet the requirements.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems 1 and 2; Nuclear Energy Technology; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows; Sustainable Energy Systems, Resources and Usage; MSc Research Project. Optional modules include: Two from: Cryogenics and Superconductivity; Thermofluid Engineering for Low Carbon Energy; Offshore Engineering and Analysis; Waste Resource Management; Bioenergy; Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings; Advanced Electrical Systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted through a combination of unseen written examinations and assessed coursework in the form of problem solving exercises, laboratory reports, design exercises, essays, presentations and individual and group projects. Experimental, research and design skills are assessed through laboratory reports, coursework exercises and oral presentations

Sponsorship information

2 Scholarships worth 1000 pounds each for the best academically qualified UK/EU students; hope to be able to offer further scholarships, however this is subject to CTA funding and/or external funding being obtained; international taught postgraduate students who obtain a 1st class honours degree or equivalent will receive a scholarship of £1500 and those who obtain an upper 2nd class honours degree or equivalent will receive a scholarship of £1000.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Engineering and the Environment
Telephone number: 
02380594651