University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Sustainable Engineering (Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment)

This course examines the design and operation of the energy systems that provide the environments in which people live and work; it addresses how the quality of life can be balanced by the need for conservation of world resources, especially energy, and the protection of the environment.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or other qualification equivalent to an Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline; entry may be possible with other qualifications provided there is evidence of relevant experience and of the capacity for postgraduate study; a limited number of competitive engineering and physical sciences research studentships are available to UK and EU students.

Course modules

Compulsory classes: energy resources and policy; energy systems analysis; electrical power systems; energy modelling and monitoring; sustainability; group project. Generic modules select 3 classes from the following: design management; information management; project management; risk management; financial engineering; knowledge engineering and management for engineers; environmental impact assessment; individual project.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught modules are by written assignments and exams. Group projects are assessed by project websites and presentations. Individual projects are assessed on the submitted thesis.

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
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 850 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 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

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0141 548 2846