36 months
1185 GBP/module
1185 GBP/module
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This Energy course at Heriot-Watt University combines engineering and business studies and is offered by the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences but includes contributions from all Engineering disciplines represented at Heriot-Watt and from the Edinburgh Business School (EBS).


Heriot-Watt is a world leading university in energy and renewables. This Energy course from Heriot-Watt University is supported by industrial suppliers and users of energy, who are committed to an ethical environmental policy.

Key Features 

  • The course is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge & skills to design and analyse sustainable energy solutions and to influence business strategies relating to energy & environmental legislation. It explores the demand and supply of energy and related technical, political, economic and social issues.  
  • Energy provision, consumption and costs are examined in engineering, economic and environmental terms. The issues studied include energy resources, power generation, process engineering, environmental legislation, environmental impact assessment and energy in building. 

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Foundation of Energy
  • Technology Futures and Business Strategy
  • Critical Analysis and Research Preparation
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Process Intensification
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Environmental Impact Assess

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A First or Second Class Honours Degree in an engineering discipline or in the physical or chemical sciences. 
  • The degree can be from a British or overseas university. Different degrees, together with relevant industrial experience, will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1185 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1185 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • Dissertation: £1,690


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