M.Sc. On Campus

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies

Northumbria University

24 months
19500 GBP/year
12075 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies from Northumbria University covers topics such as photovoltaic, wind, thermo-mechanical energy conversion systems, hybrid renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, building energy modelling and engineering optimisation. 


Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies from Northumbria University has a well-established reputation for renewable and sustainable energy technologies. You will benefit from excellent technical facilities including specialist workshops. We also have a laboratory that’s dedicated to power networks, wind energy, photovoltaics and battery testing for electric vehicles.

In the second year, for one semester, you will have the chance to study in another country or join a research group. This valuable experience will enhance your employability and further develop your theoretical and practical skills. 


You could also undertake a postgraduate research degree such as an MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorate. If you decide to start up your own business, it’s good to know that the combined turnover of our graduates’ start-up companies is higher than that of any other UK university. 

Whatever you decide to do, you will have the transferable skills that employers expect from a master’s graduate from Northumbria University. These include the ability to tackle complex issues through conceptualisation and undertaking research, the ability to contribute to new processes and knowledge, and the ability to formulate balanced judgements when considering incomplete or ambiguous data.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Energy and Environmental Modelling 
  • Research Methods 
  • Sustainable Development for Engineering Practitioners 
  • Thermo-Mechanical Energy Conversion Systems 
  • Multidisciplinary Design and Engineering Optimisation 
  • Wind, Photovoltaic and Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in an engineering or science discipline. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • International applicants (apart from exempt nationalities) will need an ATAS certificate to enrol on this course. Without this certificate, a visa application will be refused.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    12075 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12075 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 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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