Master's Degrees in Sustainable Energy in United Kingdom

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Studying Sustainable Energy

Sustainable energy degrees focuse on all types of energy obtained from renewable resources and includes solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, ocean energy, biomass energy, and hydroelectric power. These types of energy have the potential of being used without causing harmful repercussions to future generations.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

Applying to a Master's in United Kingdom

If you want to study a Master's degree at a university in the United Kingdom, you will have to get the right documents to prove that you fit the university requirements. Provide complete personal information, previous qualifications, financial information, and a personal statement. You'll be asked to present supporting documents including:

  • birth certificate;

  • your passport or national identity card;

  • reference letters from past employers or teachers;

  • copies of past diplomas or certificates;

  • academic transcripts.

To show that you have the right English skills, you'll have to also present a IELTS, TOEFL or C1 Advanced language certificate, and in some cases provide an additional test such as UKCAT, BMAT or LNAT. The deadlines for applying to a Master's in the UK are usually during the summer (June), or in winter (January). Many universities have rolling applications, which means you can apply whenever you are ready.

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80 Sustainable Energy Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Energy and Power Systems Management

The Energy and Power Systems Management course at University of Portsmouth provides relevant, up-to-date skills that will equip both graduates and working professionals in the advanced concepts of sustainable electrical power and energy generation. It offers skills for operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future. 

M.Sc. Applied Geoscience (Geoenergy)

This MSc in Applied Geoscience (Geoenergy) at The University of Edinburgh is aimed at students who wish to pursue a geosciences-related career in the future energy sector, as it transitions from fossil fuels to a low carbon economy. 

School of GeoSciences
M.Sc. Environmental Studies

The University of Exeter's MSc in Environmental Studies is a one-year full-time Masters programme taught at our Penryn Campus in Cornwall by staff at the renowned Centre for Ecology and Conservation.

College of Life and Environmental Sciences
M.Sc. Energy, Society and Sustainability

Whilst equipping students with an active understanding of low carbon technologies, policies and markets, this Energy, Society and Sustainability programme at The University of Edinburgh is focused squarely on analysing the social, societal and environmental dimensions of energy transitions. You will examine how citizens are involved in and are affected by changes in energy systems.

School of GeoSciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Systems

This Sustainable Energy Systems course from London South Bank University is for engineers who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in energy systems that will meet future energy needs. Such energy systems will need to be designed and implemented in accordance with principles of sustainability.

M.Sc. Global Energy and Climate Policy

The use of energy – electricity generation, transportation, heating/cooling and industrial consumption – is the most important driver of climate change by far.Effectively addressing this urgent global challenge therefore requires transformational changes in the ways we produce, consume and govern energy. The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy is offered at SOAS University of London.

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy
M.Phil. Energy

Our Energy programmes allow you to specialise in areas such as bio-energy, novel geo-energy, sustainable power, fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, power electronics, drives and machines, and the sustainable development and use of key resources.

Sir Joseph Swan centre for Energy Research
M.Res. Energy Demand Studies

Graduates in energy related subjects are currently in high demand. The aim of the Master of Research in Energy Demand Studies (MRes EDS) at University College London Energy Institute is to provide a superb grounding in the required skills and knowledge to pursue a career in industry or academia. Technical work is highly topical, focusing on energy demand in the built environment, and is complemented by the development of research and transferable skills.

Postgraduate programmes
M.Eng. Electrical Engineering with Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions are at the top of the global agenda. This programme addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy and how solar, wind, wave and other such energy sources can be efficiently integrated into practical power systems. The course is in the area of electrical engineering, applied to renewable energy systems.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. Low Energy Building Services Engineering

As graduates of the Low Energy Building Services Engineering MSc programme at Loughborough University, you will gain a holistic understanding of the principles of low energy building and building services design, and will be able to contribute to the global transition to a future low energy built environment.

Civil and Building Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainable Resources

This Sustainable Resources programme at University College London (UCL) offers you a unique opportunity to understand and to learn how to analyse and manage the sustainable exploitation of mineral and natural resources, throughout the economy.

Institute of Sustainable Resources
M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering - Sustainable Energy Systems

Sustainable energy supply is one of the greatest engineering challenges we face today. Sustainable energy technologies are fully explored in this four-year integrated MEng Mechanical Engineering course. Students can also take the Industrial Placement Year, providing the opportunity for a year-long placement with an engineering-based organisation.

M.Sc. New and Renewable Energy

The MSc in New and Renewable Energy is designed to equip our graduates with the skills required to meet the growing challenge to achieve energy and environmental sustainability through the application of new and renewable energy technologies.

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
M.Sc. Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling

This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to sustainable solutions for future energy needs, with an in-depth knowledge of the new emerging alternative technologies. It will prepare you for immediate contribution to the renewable energy sector, entering public, environmental, industry and commercial industries.

School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics
M.Sc. Energy Studies with Specialisation in Energy and The Environment

Our MSc programme is designed for economists and non-economists who wish to gain an understanding for the economics of the international petroleum and energy industries. It is suitable for those aspiring to be analysts and advisers in the economic, commercial and financial aspects of those industries.

Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Technologies

The MSc in Sustainable Energy Technologies programme at University of Southampton offers engineering, science and mathematics graduates an academically challenging introduction to current and modern energy technologies for sustainable power generation.

Engineering Sciences
MSc/ PG Cert/PG Dip Energy and Sustainable Development

This Energy and Sustainable Development course at De Montfort University will allow you to understand how sustainable development can be achieved and how we can deal with global climate change through sustainable energy, more efficient design and manufacturing, better management of buildings, organisations and behaviour change. 

School of Engineering and Sustainable Development
M.Sc. Energy Studies with Specialisation in Energy Policy

Our MSc programme is designed for economists and non-economists who wish to gain an understanding for the economics of the international petroleum and energy industries. It is suitable for those aspiring to be analysts and advisers in the economic, commercial and financial aspects of those industries.

Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management
Master Clean Technology MSc; PGDip

The Clean Technology MSc/PGDip aims to train the Environmental Sustainability Managers of the future. With a focus on industry and commerce, we look at how companies interact with the environment through the raw materials and utilities they use, the products and services they provide, and their impact on the environment and society.

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Energy Policy

Take on a defining challenge for humanity in the 21st century – creating a global low-carbon economy while providing modern energy services to the world’s population.

M.Sc. Renewable Energy Engineering

Renewable energy is an essential and vital resource for the world’s future, and future there is an urgent need for engineers capable of solving the industry’s complex challenges in this field. Studying Renewable Energy Engineering at Brunel provides graduates with the knowledge and skills to make a strategic real-world impact in the resolution of the world’s energy problems.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. European Master's in Renewable Energy

The European Master’s in Renewable Energy is a collaborative programme offered by nine leading European universities. This programme teaches students about the latest advances in clean power developments. The MSc enables graduates to design and develop benign renewable energy technologies that can be implemented in countries around the world to reduce our fossil fuel emissions.

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
M.Sc. Global Energy and Climate Policy (Online)

The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy provides students with a detailed understanding of the transformative change in energy systems now under way around the world and equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to play a part in it. The Global Energy and Climate Policy programme is offered at SOAS University of London.

M.Sc. Renewable Energy and the Built Environment

The masters examines the theory and practice of renewable energy technologies and the built environment. It places this topic within the political, economic and social background of energy issues, including global examination of energy provision, consumption, climate change and local environmental considerations.

M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Systems

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.

College of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Futures

The MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures is a new course which will produce the next generation of graduates equipped with the skills to impact on all facets of the energy sector. This is a unique course in both content and structure and is the first multi-faculty degree of its kind offered in the world.

Energy Futures Lab
M.Sc. Sustainable Automotive Engineering

Sustainable Automotive Engineering course from WMG University of Warwick is ideally suited to those aspiring to become research managers and technology leaders within the strategically important areas of vehicle electrification and sustainability. You will have the management skills, technical awareness, and vision to assess different technology options within the context of environmental legislation and consumer expectations for vehicle quality, reliability, and performance.

WMG, International Manufacturing Centre
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy and Environment

Amidst the introduction of new energy and environmental technologies, this course aims to train graduates that are capable of working across the interface of traditional disciplines and be effective in an ever increasing multidisciplinary environment.

Cardiff School of Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Technologies

Our one-year MSc in Sustainable Energy Technologies at University of Warwick will suit you if you are wishing to pursue a career in the sustainable energy technologies in industry or continue a research career through PhD study.

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Energy and Environment

Whether you’re from an engineering, scientific or technical background, the Energy and Environment programme will equip you with expertise in new and traditional energy technologies, renewable energy sources, solid waste recycling, air pollution, climate change and energy management systems.

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainability Engineering

This Masters in Sustainable Engineering from Heriot-Watt University will let you assess sustainability issues and formulate strategies to implement practical solutions in business and society. The course aims to produce Sustainability Engineers who can make optimum use of energy and materials – embracing concepts such as life-cycle analysis and recycling within the design process.

M.Sc. Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance

Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance is a highly-distinctive, 1-year Masters programme combining the disciplined study of economic principles with a deep understanding of the dynamic, constantly evolving energy industry.

College of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. New and Renewable Energy

The MSc in New and Renewable Energy at Durham University is designed to equip our graduates with the skills required to meet the growing challenge to achieve energy and environmental sustainability through the application of new and renewable energy technologies.  

M.Sc. Energy Studies with Specialisation in Oil and Gas Economics

Our MSc programme is designed for economists and non-economists who wish to gain an understanding for the economics of the international petroleum and energy industries. It is suitable for those aspiring to be analysts and advisers in the economic, commercial and financial aspects of those industries.

Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management
M.Sc. Renewable Energy Systems Engineering

This programme is ideal for graduates from engineering, science or other relevant backgrounds and who have an interest in pursuing a successful career in research, technological change and the commercialisation of renewable-energy systems.

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
MScR Energy Systems

The Energy Systems programme offered by The University of Edinburgh covers all aspects of the low carbon energy chain: resource modelling, impact of climate change, wind, wave, tidal & solar energy, electrical power conversion, energy storage, carbon capture, biofuels and delivery into the electrical network.

College of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship

The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School. This course provides students with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business.

Nottingham University Business School
M.Sc. By Research Fuel Technology

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M.Sc. Renewable Energy and Resource Management

The course is based in the Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) a leading and internationally recognised centre for over 30 years. SERC is home to The Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion and the University of South Wales Centre for Renewable Hydrogen Research and Demonstration.

The School of Health, Sport and Professional Practice
M.Sc. Sustainability

The M.Sc. in Sustainability at the University of Southampton offers insights in practical methods of creating a sustainable society, and environment. The Master’s degree covers topics like environmental pollution, sustainable resource management. Students will work with organisations on real sustainability issues and learn how to respond to risks such as use of fossil fuels or contaminated water.

Geography
M.Sc. Energy, Trade and Finance

You’ll emerge from this Energy, Trade and Finance course at City, University of London fully equipped to operate effectively in this highly competitive international industry. 

City, University of London - Cass Business School
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy

The Masters in Sustainable Energy at the University of Glasgow is an interdisciplinary programme that will equip you for employment within the international energy sector. This programme addresses all the key aspects of sustainable energy, from the most advanced technologies through to ethical and economic considerations.

College of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Renewable Energy

As the renewable energy sector continues to grow there is a need for trained individuals to plan, implement and manage new renewable energy projects. 

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Thermal Power & Fluid Engineering

This programme enables graduates to acquire training in the theory and practice of a broad range of industrially relevant topics within the fields of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. It is designed specifically to meet the needs of the modern engineer both in industry and in research or education establishments.

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Building Services Engineering with Sustainable Energy

The aim of this programme is firstly to respond to the worldwide demand for building services engineers and managers who have a sound knowledge of engineering principles and the ability to apply this knowledge to the complex situations prevailing within the building services industry.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. Green and Sustainable Chemistry

The Green and Sustainable Chemistry programme offered at University of Nottingham covers all aspects of modern green and sustainable chemistry including feedstocks, energy, sustainable synthesis (including biocatalysis) and industrial process design. 

School of Chemistry
M.Sc. Energy and Society

The MSc in Energy and Society, in association with the Durham Energy Institute, is an innovative postgraduate programme designed to appeal across the disciplines. It will be of interest to engineers seeking to understand how and why innovations succeed or fail.The Energy and Society programme is offered by the Durham University.  

Department of Anthropology
M.Sc. Sustainable Development and Energy

This MSc is part of a double Masters which takes place at both the University of St Andrews and the Moscow State Institution of International Relations (MGIMO) for which students receive a qualification from both institutions. The first year in St Andrews focuses on Sustainable Development, while the second year at the MGIMO focuses on energy.

School of Geography & Geosciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Energy Systems

As the world moves into a global recession and the costs of sourcing and delivering fossil fuels soar – finding sustainable, alternative forms of energy is increasingly important. This means there is an increasing demand for specialists in Sustainable Energy Systems.

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