Research course

Energy Systems

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Engineering and Electronics
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in an appropriate subject, or relevant qualifications and experience.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Institute for Energy Systems (IES) helps shape tomorrow's difficult energy decisions in decarbonising society. It continues a long line of world leading innovation by Edinburgh researchers, including the 1970s 'Duck' wave energy converter, invented by Stephen Salter - now Emeritus Professor of Engineering Design.

Our research covers all aspects of the low carbon energy chain: resource modelling, impact of climate change, wind, wave, tidal & solar energy, electrical power conversion, energy storage, carbon capture, biofuels and delivery into the electrical network. In addition, we have established a low carbon vehicle group developing more efficient internal combustion engines. IES is also involved in two doctoral training centres: the Industrial Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE) as a lead partner and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine, led by Strathclyde University.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Administrator
Email
enggradoffice@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 7213