Taught course

Renewable Energy

Edinburgh Napier University · Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries

Entry requirements

A recognised Honours degree, usually in engineering, energy & environmental science disciplines though other disciplines will be considered. Alternatively, a degree equivalent qualification or a degree without Honours or appropriate professional qualification plus appropriate work experience gained in the relevant field will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is studied full-time basis and generally lasts for one year (for September intake). January intake may take 15 months to complete.

You'll learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. This course can also be studied part-time.

Trimester 1

  • Sustainable Energy Technologies, Solar energy: Technology, Modelling and Analysis, Renewable Energy Finance and Environmental Law

Trimester 2

  • Research Skills and Project-Management, Distributed Generation System, plus one optional module from Control Engineering, Energy Materials, Mechatronic System or Sustainable Urban Property Development

Trimester 3

  • MSc Project, Dissertation

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Information Office
+44 (0) 8452 60 60 40