Taught course

Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM)

Newcastle University · School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as: geography; planning; surveying; business; economics; social policy; politics; product design; industrial management; environmental management; physical or earth sciences. You do not need prior engineering or physical science education or experience. If you don't have this, you must be prepared to learn about the science of energy. This includes appreciating how renewable energy technology interacts with economic, environmental, social, political and business issues. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant industry experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM) is a unique multi-disciplinary course blending appropriate project evaluation techniques and business enterprise with awareness of the potential of renewable energy technologies. The distinctive flexible learning approach blends distance learning with intensive face-to-face weeks on campus.
The course supports those without prior technical education in energy who want to apply management, planning or business skills in expanding renewable energy developments. The main focus is developing your enterprise culture and capability.
Newcastle University has sustainability as one of our three key societal themes. Modules and projects are led by staff from across our Faculty of Science Agriculture and Engineering and build on our many strong research teams, including our leading Institute for Sustainability.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
12 months


part time
60 months
full time
9-12 months


part time
36 months
full time
9 months

Further details of qualification

CPD modules: dependent on module

Course contact details

Sarah HunPostgraduate Taught Support Officer, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
+44 (0) 191 208 3680