12 months
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23050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Wind Energy Systems course at the University of Strathclyde is for ambitious engineering graduates who wish to strengthen, lead and transform the high-growth global wind energy industry. 

Overview

This Wind Energy Systems course at the University of Strathclyde  offers engineering graduates the opportunity to study at the Institute for Energy & Environment – one of Europe's largest and leading university power and energy technology groups.

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.

Careers

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
  • SSE

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assignment & Professional Studies
  • Power Systems & Wind Integration
  • Wind Turbine Technology
  • Power Electronics, Machines & Applications
  • Power System Design, Operation & Protection
  • Control Principles

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or upper second-class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in electronic, electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline (physics, mechatronics, control or systems engineering) from a recognised academic institution.

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.

Funding

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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