12 months
23050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Offshore Wind Energy course from the University of Strathclyde is designed for ambitious graduates with a background in engineering, maths or physics who want to gain in-depth and industrially relevant knowledge in offshore wind energy.


With almost 20 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity worldwide, and projected to increase fifteen-fold by 2040, the offshore wind energy market is booming, and it urgently needs qualified people to further succeed in being the leading sustainable energy source. University of Strathclyde offers a uniquely well-rounded Offshore Wind Energy MSc, taught by staff having internationally leading expertise and track record in both wind turbines offshore engineering and electric and electronic engineering, unparalleled in the world. 


There will be huge home/EU and overseas demand for these graduates. Job titles for future graduates of this postgraduate programme include but not limited to:

  • PhD students/researchers
  • Energy Analyst (e.g. at SSE, Natural Power)
  • Graduate/Senior naval architect/engineer (e.g. at SiemensGamesa, ARUP, Frazer-Nash)
  • Inspection Engineer (e.g. Cyberhawk Focus on wind turbine blade inspection)
  • Marine surveyor (e.g. at DNVGL, RINA)
  • Design engineer
  • Project Engineer (e.g. at DEME Offshore)
  • Wind Engineer / Wind Turbine Engineer (e.g. at Senvion, ESB, EDP Renewables)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Wind Turbine Technology
  •  Offshore Wind Turbines Dynamics Modelling
  •  Offshore Structural Integrity
  •  Principles of Generator Modelling and Control
  •  Risk and Reliability Engineering
  •  Offshore Wind Farms Operation and Maintenance and Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits

PgDip: 120


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant engineering or technical subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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