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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies

Northumbria University

12 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
7350 GBP/year
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About

The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies course from Northumbria University covers topics such as photovoltaic, wind, thermo-mechanical energy conversion systems, hybrid renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, building energy modelling and engineering optimisation.

Overview

Renewable energy production is increasing rapidly and there is a global shortage of trained engineers. With this master’s course you’ll have a highly relevant qualification that’s accredited by the Engineering Council via the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

The University has a well-established reputation for renewable and sustainable energy technologies.

You’ll benefit from excellent technical facilities including specialist workshops. We also have a laboratory that’s dedicated to power networks, wind energy, photovoltaics and battery testing for electric vehicles.

Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council as the course meets the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements. 

Career Edge

  • The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies course from Northumbria University has been accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Chartered status is associated with improved employability and higher salaries.
  • The course will equip you with the expertise to design, optimise, apply and evaluate renewable and sustainable energy technologies. Your master’s project will extend your practical experience of industry-standard hardware and software tools. At the same time you’ll develop transferable key skills and personal attributes that promote employability and lifelong learning.
  • When it comes to applying for jobs our Careers and Employment Service offers resources and support that will help you find roles matching your interests and skills. You will be able to access a range of workshops, one-to-one advice, and networking opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Energy and Environmental Modelling
  • Research Methods 
  • Sustainable Development for Engineering Practitioners 
  • Thermo-Mechanical Energy Conversion Systems
  • Multidisciplinary Design & Engineering Optimisation
  • Wind, Photovoltaic and Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in an engineering or science discipline. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Full UK Fee: £7,350
  • Full EU Fee: £16,000
  • Full International Fee: £16,000

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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