The Renewable Energy Development (RED) programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed to specifically address these key drivers of renewable energy development in the UK and abroad.
The RED course aims to give its graduates cross-cutting skills in the renewables sector. The course addresses the needs of renewable energy developers as they seek to maximize economic benefits whilst grappling with challenges of overcoming regulatory and environmental issues, and securing finance.
Teaching is reinforced with project work where the emphasis is placed on simulating real working situations.
The RED course maintains strong links with industry and regulators involved in the sector to ensure its relevance to the demands of renewables employers.
The RED programme is designed to provide graduates with inter-related skills in the renewables sector. It addresses the needs of renewable energy developers as they seek to maximize economic benefits whilst grappling with challenges of overcoming regulatory and environmental issues, and securing finance.
Graduates typically hold a wide spectrum of key positions within renewable energy technology developer companies, project development companies, utility consultancies, governments, regulators and NGO's.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Part time fees:
Scotland / Non-UK EU: £3,584
England / Northern Ireland / Wales: £3,584
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