Master On Campus Online

Energy Transitions and Sustainability

Robert Gordon University

12 months
15450 GBP/year
8240 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Energy Institute-accredited Energy Transitions and Sustainability degree from Robert Gordon University provides you with comprehensive knowledge & transferable management skills for addressing the management challenges of sustainable energy sourcing, evaluation and application.


The MSc Energy Transitions and Sustainability course at Robert Gordon University  supports the development of relevant competencies for managing the transition from carbon-intensive to renewable energy sources, which minimise the impact of anthropogenic activities.

The course also offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48-week work placement.

Job Prospects

This course will enable you to develop your career further and venture into a variety of energy sectors including oil and gas, renewables, nuclear, electricity and biofuels, overseeing various aspects of the energy transitions and sustainability agenda.

You will have the opportunity to progress your career in a variety of areas including energy transitions management, policy analysis and evaluation, energy and sustainability assessment, exploration, distribution, environmental management, carbon management, engineering and risk management.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Information and Decision Making
  • Renewable Energy Management
  • Oil And Gas Economics
  • Economics Of Energy Transitions
  • Strategic Analysis For The Energy Sector
  • Energy Policy, Sustainability And Transitions
  • Energy and Transitions Management
  • Operations Management
  • Quality, Environmental and Sustainable Management Systems
  • Strategic Risk Management
  • Technology Innovation and Commercialisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15450 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU - £8,240/full

  • Extended:

UK and EU 

  • £8,240 Year 1
  • £5,500 Year 2


  • £15,450 Year 1
  • £5,500 Year 2

Online Learning Full time

  • All Students - £12,360

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 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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