Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Murdoch University

24 months
34027 AUD/year
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This Renewable and Sustainable Energy course from Murdoch University offers advanced training in the area of renewable and sustainable energy systems, sustainable energy policy, energy efficiency and carbon management.

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This Renewable and Sustainable Energy course offers advanced training in the area of renewable and sustainable energy systems, sustainable energy policy, energy efficiency and carbon management. 

The first year is the Graduate Diploma in Energy and Carbon Studies or the Graduate Diploma in Energy and the Environment. In the second year the students will complete a research dissertation, in the areas of renewable and sustainable energy or the areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation.

This qualification allows you to specialise in:

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Efficiency

You will gain practical experience and learn from experts from the Murdoch University Energy Research and Innovation Group (MUERI), plus undertake a research dissertation in an area you're passionate about.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Energy Systems
  • Energy Policy
  • Energy in Society
  • Energy Economics
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Climate Change Science and Policy
  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Carbon Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
73 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34027 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34027 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use the university's Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.


  • We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. If you are from a developing country, you may be eligible for a Sustainable Energy Development Scholarship, designed to support sustainable energy and electricity development worldwide. The scholarship is valued up to $23,000 USD per year for two years. Applications are open 15 January – 9 March
  • Our International Welcome Scholarship also offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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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