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Renewable Energy Development (Online)

30 months
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1200 GBP/module
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About

Delivered through the International Centre for Island Technology, the Renewable Energy Development (Online) degree from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is designed to provide graduates with inter-related skills in the renewables sector.

Overview

This Renewable Energy Development (Online) degree from Heriot-Watt University Dubai will specifically address the need of renewable energy developers as they seek to maximise economic benefits whilst overcoming regulatory and environmental issues.

The online MSc Renewable Energy Development (RED) is delivered through the International Island Technology (ICIT) on our Orkney campus. It has been designed around three key drivers of renewable energy development: policy and economics; technology; and the environment. The degree is designed to specifically address these key drivers of renewable energy development in the UK and abroad.

The RED degree is relevant to people from a wide variety of backgrounds wishing to apply their knowledge and experience to the renewable energy industry. It aims to give you cross-cutting skills in the renewables sector. The degree addresses the needs of renewable energy developers as they seek to maximise economic benefits whilst balancing the challenges of overcoming regulatory and environmental issues, and securing finance. Teaching is reinforced with project work where emphasis is placed on simulating real working situations and international examples.

Career

The RED degree is designed to provide graduates with inter-related skills in the renewables sector. It addresses the needs of renewable energy developers as they seek to maximise economic benefits whilst grappling with challenges of overcoming regulatory and environmental issues, and securing finance.

The graduates typically hold a wide spectrum of key positions within renewable energy technology developer companies, project development companies, utilities consultancies, governments, regulators and NGO's.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transition Engineering
  • Economics of Renewable Energy
  • Renewable Technology: Generation
  • Renewable Technology: Integration
  • Energy Transition
  • Energy Systems
  • Renewable Technology Commercialisation
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most students apply 6–10 months in advance of their chosen intake. We can accept applications up until 3 weeks before the start of each intake

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Masters (MSc) level entry applicants must have one of the following:

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area.
  • For postgraduate conversion courses, non-related degrees will be considered.
  • Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered
PG Diploma
  • PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 GBP per module during 30 months.
  • National

    1200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 GBP per module during 30 months.

£1700 dissertation/project.

Funding

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