Taught course

Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Distance Learning)

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

TBased upon our renowned full-time Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc, this part-time online distance learning programme offers flexibility in terms of place, pace and learning mode, and is designed for students who are not able to attend classes full-time at Loughborough.

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.

CREST is renowned for its innovative learning methods which help ensure that you have the best possible MSc experience. The rich array of learning and teaching resources available online enable both full-time and distance learning students are able to achieve the same learning outcomes.

Like the full-time version of the programme, it is fully accredited by major UK engineering institutions, including the IET, IMechE and Energy Institute.

What makes this programme different?
  • Enables you to fit your study around your work or family commitments
  • Choose to study completely at a distance or take some of the modules on campus
  • Distance learning means you can study anywhere in the world

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 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
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Accredited by IEE, IMechE and EnergyInst as matching section for Chartered Engineer status.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 227125