Entry requirements

To qualify for the MSc RENE programme, you need:

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree worth 180 ECTS credits or equivalent in engineering (in topics like mechanics, chemistry, electricity or energy) or in engineering physics, which refers to the study of the combined disciplines of physics and mathematics, together with studies in engineering disciplines.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in another subject that covers the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, material sciences, thermal sciences and electrical engineering, will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the MSc RENE Steering Committee.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Renewable energies are changing the energy industry fast, creating a more diverse sector with huge opportunities for new technologies, new businesses and new ideas. The Master’s in Renewable Energy (MSc RENE) provides in-depth knowledge of all major renewable technologies, the opportunity to specialise in areas that interest you most, and courses in business skills and innovation management to develop the energy engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators of the future.

Combining traditional teaching with practical, challenge-led projects, and hands-on engagement with established businesses and exciting young start-ups, MSc RENE gives you the skills and experience to design, develop and deliver the next generation of renewable energy solutions.

Throughout the MSc RENE programme you will have unrivalled opportunities to engage directly with major industrial players and research institutes through a series of activities throughout the programme. Major enterprises such as Total, EdF, Energias de Portugal (EDP), and Iberdrola are all actively involved in the programme, as are smaller companies and start-ups like CorPower Ocean, EOLOS, Principle Power Inc, and Tecnoturbines.

MSc RENE is an international programme for an international industry. You will join students from all over the world for two years at two different universities and two of Europe’s leading business schools. After successfully completing the programme and your thesis, you will receive a Master’s degree from two of the following institutes in the form of a double diploma:

MSc RENE is a programme labeled by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

Fees and funding

UK students
€12,000 p/a
International students
€12,000 p/a

For EU Students

The participation fee is 12000 €/year. If you are nominated for a scholarship as indicated below, the participation fee is waived.

For Non-EU Students

The participation fee is 12000 €/year. If you are nominated for a scholarship as indicated below, the participation fee is waived.

Scholarships

There are two types of scholarships and they are not necessarily a full scholarship, and thus it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to fully finance study and stay.

  • Fee waiver
  • Fee waiver + a monthly allowance of up to €750 for a maximum of 24 months

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

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