This Wind Energy Systems course at the University of Strathclyde offers engineering graduates the opportunity to study at one of Europe's largest and leading University power and energy technology groups - the Institute for Energy & Environment.
On this course you'll develop and enhance your technical expertise of wind energy and deepen your understanding of the engineering, political and economic contexts of wind power. This course will provide you with an advanced level of knowledge to address the current and future challenges of this exciting and dynamic sector. With links to key UK and global business and industry energy partners, you’ll have unique access to companies at the forefront of wind energy developments.
With the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) forecasting UK/EU employment in wind energy related jobs to double to more than 500,000 by 2020, graduates of this course have excellent career prospects.
The UK electricity supply industry is currently undergoing a challenging transition driven by the need to meet the Government's binding European targets to provide 15% of the UK's total primary energy consumption from renewable energy sources by 2020.
Graduates of this course have unique access to key UK and global industry energy partners, who are committed to fulfilling these UK Government targets. These companies offer a diverse range of professional and technical employment opportunities in everything from research and development, construction and maintenance, to technical analysis and project design. Companies include:
- Siemens Energy
- Sgurr Energy
- DNV GL
- ScottishPower Renewables
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- Assignment and Professional Studies
- Power Systems and Wind Integration
- Wind Turbine Technology
- MSc Research Project / Internship
- Power Electronics
- Machines and Application
- Power System Design
- Operation and Protection
- Control Principles
- Advanced Power System Analysis and Protection
- High Voltage Technology and Electromagnetic Compatibility
- Power Electronics for Energy and Drive Control
- Power System Economics
- Markets and Asset Management
- Energy Economics
- Inspection and Survey
- Renewable Marine Energy Systems
- Geographical Information Systems
- Environmental Impact Assessment
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesEnergy & Power Engineering General Engineering & Technology Sustainable Energy View 131 other Masters in Sustainable Energy in United Kingdom
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- Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree or international equivalent qualification in electronic, electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline (physics, mechatronics, control or systems engineering) from a recognised academic institution.
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International21850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- Rest of UK: £9,250
Living costs for Glasgow
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.