Research course

Energy and Sustainability

Institution
Open University · Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 in a technical or appropriate social science discipline, depending on the project proposed.

Months of entry

October

Course content

For more than thirty years The Open University has been active in considering the relationship between energy and sustainability. We have research interests in electricity technology and policy, including the growth of renewables. We have much interest in energy recovery from end-of-life materials. We are also active in seeking to understand the behaviours of energy users and the linkage of those behaviours to the built environment and design. Our research involves laboratory-based investigation, desk-based assessments and qualitative research engaging with human subjects.

Department specialisms

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
      part time
      72 months
      • MPhil
        part time
        24 months
          full time
          15 months

          Course contact details

          Name
          Course Enquiries
          Email
          energyresearch@open.ac.uk
          Phone
          +44 (0)1908 655113