Taught course

Renewable Energy Engineering (Campus or Online) MSc

Institution
University of Aberdeen · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Months of entry

September

Course content

Summary

The programme is divided into delivery on campus or delivery online.

You learn a detailed knowledge of major renewable energy sources and the engineering skills associated with them. This includes electrical systems, energy conversion and storage, and fundamental concepts in safety engineering. The programme is both practical and theoretical. The programme is its interdisciplinary and suitable for graduates with a background in mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical, science and other suitable engineering backgrounds.

As a student you benefit from research active staff and close proximity to the energy sector.

Courses Renewable Energy Engineering (Online): Renewable Energy 2 (Biomass), Fundamental Safety Engineering and Risk Management Concepts, Energy Conversion and Storage, Legislation Planning and Economics, Electrical Systems for Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy 1 (Solar and Geothermal), Renewable Energy Integration to Grid, Renewable Energy 3 (Wind Marine Hydro) and your Individual Project

Courses Renewable Energy Engineering (Campus): Electrical Systems for Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy 1 (Solar and Geothermal), Renewable Energy 2 (Biomass), Fundamental Safety Engineering and Risk Management Concepts, Renewable Energy 3 (Wind, Marine and Hydro), Energy Conversion and Storage, Renewable Energy Integration to Grid, Legislation Planning and Economics, and your Individual Project

Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You can choose from campus study or online study to fit around your life and study from anywhere in the world where you can get good internet connection
  • The School of Engineering has long established links to industry due to close collaboration with the energy industry in the city and many skills within renewable energy built over time. You are taught by academics and industry professionals who also teach you the legal and economic side of the business.

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September (Only for Campus), January (Both Online)
  • Delivery – Campus, Online
  • Study Options – Full Time (Campus), Part Time (Online)
  • View English language requirements from the programme page
  • View entry requirements from the programme page
  • Campus Open Days
  • Virtual Open Days

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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
School Administrator
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 272515