Taught course

Renewable Energy Engineering

University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a UK Honours degree (or an honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth) in any branch of Engineering at a 2:1 (upper second) class or above; or honours degree in a relevant Physical Sciences subject also at 2:1 or above.

Months of entry


Course content

The Renewable Energy Engineering degree gives students detailed knowledge and understanding of major renewable energy sources and engineering skills associated with them including electrical systems, energy conversion and storage, and fundamental concepts in safety engineering. The programme is both practical and theoretical.

One of the main features of the MSc Programme is its interdisciplinary nature, being suitable for students with mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical and other suitable engineering backgrounds. In special cases, the Programme is also made available to those with relevant science backgrounds.

Tomorrow depends on talented, enterprising people - like those who make up our community of innovators. The University of Aberdeen has a proven track record of preparing graduates for the Energy sector. Students benefit from research active staff, and from close proximity and good working relationships with industry. Aberdeen is at the heart of the energy industry in Europe, a factor that makes it possible to offer a curriculum that is highly relevant to the needs of employers, alongside cutting-edge research.

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Information for international students

International applicants are also required to provide proof of proficiency in English. Please see www.abdn.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Graduate School Admissions Unit
+44 (0)1224 272515