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Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies at University College Dublin focuses development and optimisation of renewable energy resource exploitation; efficiency in energy generation and utilisation pathway; mitigation of environmental impacts.

Overview

The Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies programme is underpinned by the best European practice by incorporating compatible EU policy drivers such as the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) for energy research, current R&D in Crops (through ongoing and research initiatives under the Charles Parsons Energy Research programme), and the collaboration with internationally acknowledged experts in the subject domains from universities, research institutions and industry.

Career

Graduates of the MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies programme at University College Dublin will have competences and skill sets for employment in companies and organisations geared to planning, deploying and utilising a wide range of green technologies systems including environmental impact mitigation. Typical opportunities will be in waste-to-energy facilities, biogas plants, ethanol production facilities, district-heating operations, renewable energy research laboratories, facilities utilising wind energy (including wind farms), solar energy, biomass and hydrogen energy, as well as leading energy utility companies, and research institutions.

The knowledge and skill you gain from the Innovation and Technology Transfer module specifically will provide you with unique insights into the entrepreneurial process, from identification of the innovative idea through to the launch of a successful business.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Entrepreneurship & Plant Biotechnology
  • Biofuels and Bioenergy Resources
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Advanced Air Pollution
  • Waste to Energy Processes & Technologies
  • Energy Systems Integration
  • LCA Applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree (2.2 or higher) in engineering, physical science or environmental related degree. 
  • Other disciplines may be considered if they include strong mathematical, technological, and analytical skills. Holders of Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in the relevant areas, but with sufficient industrial/work experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8085 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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