Taught course

Energy Systems and Thermal Processes

Institution
Cranfield University · Energy
Qualifications
MScPDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree in mathematics, physics or an engineering discipline. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Rational and economic use of energy, with the least damage to the environment, is vital for the future of our planet. Established in 1972, the Energy Systems and Thermal Processes MSc remains the most prestigious degree in technical energy management in the UK. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, it will equip you with the state-of-the-art technical knowledge and skills required to help achieve energy efficiency and reduce environmental pollution. Closely aligned with industry, with real-world case studies and research projects at its core, this course will enable you to develop a successful and rewarding career as an environmentally aware energy professional.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for engineering graduates or practising engineers who wish to develop a successful career as an environmentally aware energy professional.

The course will equip you with knowledge that can be directly applied to help various sectors improve competitiveness in the face of dwindling resources, probable substantial increases in energy costs and the urgent requirement to comply with the increasingly restrictive pollution control standards.

Why this course?

Rational and economic use of energy, with the least damage to the environment, is vital for the future of our planet. The MSc in Energy Systems and Thermal Processes has evolved over the past 40 years from ongoing discussions with industrial experts, employers, sponsors and previous students.

The ethos of the course is to provide you with the professional skills you will need to develop a successful career improving the management of energy, designing energy-efficient systems and processes, utilising of renewable energy sources and the reducing and controlling pollution cost effectively.

  • Access world-class, pilot-scale facilities that are unique to the UK higher education sector.
  • Study modules including Thermal Energy Systems, Heat Transfer, Thermal Systems Operation and Design and Applied Thermal Systems.
  • Develop your technology leadership capabilities with the world-renowned Cranfield School of Management.
  • Participate in individual and group projects focused on your personal interests and career aspirations - with many supported by industry.
  • Learn from lecturers with extensive, current experience of working with industry on solving real-world mechanical engineering challenges.
  • Benefit from our extensive industry links and alumni community, to develop your network and advance your career.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
studyenergy@cranfield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1234 758082