Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Distance Learning)

Loughborough University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
23500 GBP/year
10950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Based upon our renowned full-time Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc, this part-time online distance learning programme at the  Loughborough University offers flexibility in terms of place, pace and learning mode, and is designed for students who are not able to attend classes full-time at Loughborough.


Who should study this programme?

The Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Distance Learning) programme offered by the Loughborough University is aimed at individuals looking for in-depth knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of renewable energy resources, generation technologies, network integration, energy storage, economics and policy. If you're looking for a renewable energy course that will help you stand out from the crowd, then this is the course for you.

What makes this programme different?

  • Enables you to fit your study around your work or family commitments 
  • Choose to study completely at a distance or take some of the modules on campus 
  • Distance learning means you can study anywhere in the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability and Energy Systems 
  • Solar Power 
  • Wind Power 
  • Biomass 
  • Water Power 
  • Integration of Renewables 
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in any engineering or physical science. Other disciplines may be considered if they include strong mathematical, technological and analytical skills. Applicants with a good lower second class (2:2) honours degree may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10950 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.


Loughborough University offers the following:

  • Student loans
  • Scholarships
  • Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Alumni bursary
  • School bursaries & scholarships

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Distance Learning)
Loughborough University


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