University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Sustainable Energy Solutions

This course gives students a firm understanding of the technical and economic case for renewables along with confidence to tackle the calculations required to assess their viability.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with an ordinary degree or other qualification and at least three years� relevant work experience will also be considered. Applicants with formal qualifications below the level of HND who possess substantial experience in an appropriate field or have demonstrated exceptional abilities may also be admitted to the course.

Course modules

It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree Modules include PgCert: energy, climate and carbon; transition to a low-carbon society; renewable energy technologies. PgDip: sustainable rural land use and energy in rural Scotland; energy modelling for building; tidal, wave and future energy; developing a community energy project; sustainable development; local economic development; research methods.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Online study £ 520 per Module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Online study £ 780 per Module (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Online study £ 650 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MSc Online study £ 650 per Module (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online Learning

Key information

University Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0845 2723600