University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change)

The sustainable provision and use of energy is a major challenge of the 21st century. This programme aims to equip the next generation of energy professionals with the multidisciplinary approaches required to tackle climate change issues, whilst improving energy supply and the built environment. We enable students to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which in turn will lead to the development of rounded - and lasting solutions. Studying the MSc in Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and  Climate Change) will enable you to study the impact of using fossil fuels on the environment and develop alternative sustainable energy solutions.

Entry requirements

MSc: 2:1 or higher BEng or BSc degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or  Chemistry. Graduates with degrees in Geography, Biological or Environmental Science may qualify, providing that they have a good A-level or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by  the University in mathematics and physics and that their degree incorporates a significant mathematical component, including calculus.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Climate Change, Energy and Settlements; Geographic Information Systems; Energy Resources and Engineering; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering; Bioenergy; Waste Resource Management; MSc Research Project Optional modules: one module from either Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings and Climatic Design of Buildings.

Assessment methods

Written examination, coursework, assignments, presentations and dissertation.

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 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,736 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 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