University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Wind Energy Systems

This course aims to develop and enhance students' technical expertise of wind energy and deepen their understanding of the engineering, political and economic contexts of wind power.

Entry requirements

All students are admitted as prospective MChem Honours students.
The entry requirements differ depending on the course and are largely a reflection of whether the course carries single or dual professional accreditation. The grades specified should be understood as minimum entry requirements that may be raised at times of exceptional demand. If it is necessary to do this, the higher standard will be applied fairly to the complete applicant field in any given year.

Course modules

Core modules: wind turbine technology; wind turbine control; power systems and wind integration; assignment and professional studies. Elective modules: socio-economics of energy systems; wind turbine power conversion; power electronics, machines and applications; power system design, operation and protection; advanced power system analysis and protection; power electronics for energy and drive control; power system economics, markets and asset management; mechanical systems and turbine design.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

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0141 548 3195