Renewable Energy and Energy Management

Ulster University

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36 months
14480 GBP/year
6080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Renewable Energy and Energy Management degree offered at Ulster University is a fully accredited, research led, fully online, distance learning renewable energy and energy management programme provided by  Ulster University.


The aim of the Renewable Energy and Energy Management degree offered at Ulster University is straightforward, in that it is designed to meet a need for engineers and energy professionals to deliver energy conscious and environmentally sustainable solutions for use by the public, industry, services and government.

It seeks to provide an opportunity for graduates and professionals to acquire knowledge of renewable energy and energy management, and to develop skills appropriate to its practice. To achieve this it seeks to increase capacity for understanding the theoretical concepts and socio-economic principles and techniques upon which renewable energy technologies and energy management strategies are founded. To this end, the course is designed to produce graduates who have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the scientific, technological issues concerning energy systems.Renewable Energy and Energy Management is provided by  Ulster University.

The programme seeks to develop graduates who will have the knowledge, insight and skills to lead programmes of change, new design or retrofit solutions that require the deployment of either or both energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies.

The eight taught modules are designed to give students a broad expertise in the ever expanding range of Renewable Energy technologies combined with the more fundamental requirements demanded by Energy Management.

Career options

Students are encouraged to consider their career development throughout the course. The delivery mode gives the students the chance to obtain an MSc in a modern and relevant subject while still working and gaining experience. This combination has impressed employers and prospective employers. Student feedback states that “the impact of learning this course enabled them to improve their capacity to manage work, personal life and college workload at the same time.”, “Personally I feel more confident speaking with and more understanding about the area of renewable technologies. It has also helped me to improve curricular areas in engineering to introduce renewable technologies.”

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Policy, Markets and Economics
  • Current Status of Energy Systems
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Process in Buildings and Industry
  • Green Building, passive/low energy design and energy efficiency
  • Wind Energy Conversion Technologies
  • Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Processes and Technologies
  • Biomass Process & Technologies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



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.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MSc - A postgraduate diploma in a relevant engineering or scentific discipline. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant working/industrial experience, a portfolio of written evidence may be considered as an alternative entrance route.
  • In addition all students must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14480 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6080 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Renewable Energy and Energy Management
Ulster University


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