Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Murdoch University

24 months
34707 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.


This Renewable and Sustainable Energy course from Murdoch University helps you learn the advanced interdisciplinary skills required to design, optimise and evaluate the technical, social and economic viability of renewable energy schemes.

Gain practical experience and learn from experts from the Murdoch University Energy Research and Innovation Group (MUERI), with the opportunity to undertake a dissertation in an area you’re passionate about.

You’ll graduate with a globally recognised multi-disciplinary degree taught by researchers at the forefront of their fields.

Your career

Graduating with a Master of Renewable and Sustainable Energy will give you skills that are in high demand for a range of careers in areas ranging from renewable energy systems design and project management, through to energy and carbon policy, greenhouse gas accounting and energy management.

You could expect to gain employment in the following industries and organisations:

  • power generation
  • renewable energy manufacturing and installation
  • international aid
  • government departments
  • economic regulatory authorities

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




48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 094590F

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7) or higher, or equivalent training, or professional experience in a related area.
  • Students may be eligible for advanced standing in the Masters if they have achieved AQF Level 8 in a recognised, cognate discipline. 
  • Some of the units taken assume some prior knowledge, details of which are given in the description of each unit in the Handbook. The most common of these is the high school Physics prerequisite for units such as Energy in Society, Energy Management and Energy System Some students may therefore need to complete additional prerequisite units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34707 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34707 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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