Taught course

Sustainable Energy and Environment

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Engineering

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for graduates in engineering, environmental engineering, earth sciences or pure sciences, or in a relevant numerate scientific discipline, or with appropriate professional experience. Applicants without an engineering or applied science background should bear in mind that there are significant numerical / computational elements to this MSc. Applicants should have at least an upper second class Honours degree (or equivalent) from a British or recognised overseas university. Applicants with relevant professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

The course offers knowledge and expertise in relation to sustainable energy and the environmental impact of energy systems. In several areas of the field there is a predicted employment shortage developing, and hence there is a demand for graduates from this type of course.

Previous experience has shown that Master's graduates in the field of energy gain employment in large energy-focussed companies, the public sector (Energy agencies, Carbon Trust, etc.), research and development, or set up their own companies. About a third gain PhDs along their career paths.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass IELTS exams. Our requirements is a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or higher.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office, School of Engineering
+44 (0)29 2087 0050