Taught course

Renewable Energy Systems Technology

Loughborough University · School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in any engineering or physical science. Other disciplines may be considered if they include strong mathematical, technological and analytical skills. Applicants with a good lower second class (2:2) honours degree may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc programme is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in the rapidly expanding global renewable energy sector.

This is a practical industry-focused programme which is backed up by strong theoretical understanding of the principles and methods behind renewable energy production, distribution, economics and policy.

Delivered by our academic team of international standing together with industrial experts, each bespoke module is informed by our world-class research programme and the latest industry developments. All modules are regularly reviewed to ensure that the Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Full-time)programme is kept up-to-date and maintains relevance in this fast-changing sector.

Our Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Full-time) programme is fully accredited by major UK engineering institutions, including the IET, IMechE and Energy Institute, and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with a CEng accredited Bachelor’s Degree.

The Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) is one of the UK’s leading sustainable energy research centres. Our world-class state-of-the-art experimental and simulation laboratories are available for you to use for your project work and coursework assignments. Project work in the labs gives you a chance to work side by side with leading academics and researchers on industrially-relevant problems.

Information for international students

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more on our English Language requirements webpage

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component.

Fees and funding

For fees and funding information please look at our website http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Taught Admissions
+44 (0)1509 227158