University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Renewable Energy Systems Engineering

Created in the context of the rapid advancement of the renewable-energy industry, this programme investigates both renewable energy and systems technologies. It is designed to build your competence and confidence in the R and D and engineering tasks that are demanded of scientific engineers in the renewable and sustainable-development sector.

Course modules

Example module listing: optimisation and decision-making; process modelling and simulation; technology, business and research seminars; renewable energy technologies; refinery and petrochemical process; solar energy technology; advanced process control; energy economics and technology; process systems design; biomass processing technology; wind energy technology; process and energy integration; knowledge-based systems and artificial intelligence; supply chain management; introduction to petroleum production; process safety and operation integrity; economics of international oil and gas; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation, examinations and continuous assessments. The latter will be based on solutions to tutorial questions, reports covering practical sessions and fieldwork, and essays on a number of suitable topics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time February 2018 - 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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