12 months
26500 GBP/year
11900 GBP/year
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The Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc programme at Loughborough University is designed to match the demands of employers. You will develop the full range of knowledge and skills needed for a successful and effective career in the global renewable energy sector.  

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Our highly skilled graduates are prized by industry, with many now holding senior positions in industry, commerce, government and NGOs.

The Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc programme at Loughborough University is designed and delivered by experts from the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST), the UK’s largest sustainable energy engineering research centre. At CREST, we have influential partnerships with industry, policy makers, and researchers across the world.  

This means the course is always up-to-date and includes the latest research and thinking in sustainability. All your modules are taught by these leading experts, and you will benefit greatly from their experience.

The objectives of the course are to provide you with an advanced technical level of education in a range of renewable energy technologies. These include solar, wind, biomass, energy storage, and water with an emphasis on integration into electricity networks in developed and developing countries. Furthermore, policy, investment, and environmental issues are examined to understand the wider context for renewable energy.


Our graduates work world-wide in senior posts across fields as diverse as research and manufacturing, project development, consultancy, finance, policy and international development.

Graduate destinations include:

  • EDF Energy
  • E.ON
  • SSE
  • RWE
  • RES
  • DNV GL
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Nordex
  • Vestas
  • Arup
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers


The Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Full-time) programme is fully accredited by major UK engineering institutions, including the IET, IMechE and Energy Institute, and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with a CEng accredited Bachelor’s Degree.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Solar Power 
  • Water Power
  • Bioenergy
  • Renewable Energy Technologies, Economics and Policy
  • Energy Storage
  • Advanced Photovoltaics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline.
  • Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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