12 months
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29600 GBP/year
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About

This Sustainable Energy Systems programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is a internationally renowned degree, based within a world-leading renewable energy research group, equips graduates and professionals with a broad and robust training.

Overview

Wind, marine and solar energy technologies are covered, as well as the wider environment in which they are to fit, including: resource assessment; energy production, delivery and consumption; efficiency; sustainability; economics, policy and regulation.

In addition, this Sustainable Energy Systems programme at The University of Edinburgh students actively engage in research as part of their dissertation projects either within the Institute for Energy Systems or with industry, with some joining our PhD community afterwards.

Career opportunities

Graduates go on to a wide range of activities in industry, public organisations or academia. The MSc has well established links with industry, with many graduates finding employment with leading national and international companies involved with energy, consultancy and engineering. Recent graduates are now working as civil, structural, automotive, subsea and electrical engineers and as power systems, energy and environment and renewable energy consultants. Employing firms include Arup, Alston, Avery, Dennison, GE, Schneider, SSE and Scottish Power.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited as counting towards further learning (FL), as a requisite in the educational base for a Chartered Engineering (CEng).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technologies for Sustainable Energy
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Engineering Research Methods with Grand Challenge (MSc)
  • Electrical Engineering Fundamentals of Renewable Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals of Renewable Energy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are 3 application rounds.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in engineering or physics.
  • If you apply with a background in another field, you may be accepted if you hold a UK first class honours degree, or its international equivalent, and have studied mathematics to first year undergraduate level, including vectorial calculus (gradients, curls, etc), complex algebra and Fourier transforms. You must also be able to demonstrate a strong interest in the energy sector.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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