Taught course

Renewable Energy and Resource Management

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a science or engineering-related subject, but other applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This Masters degree addresses current worldwide concerns about climate change, renewable energy supply, the low carbon economy, sustainable management of water and solid resources, and hydrogen as a fuel vector for the future.

On this postgraduate award, you will develop cutting-edge knowledge and high level practical skills that are relevant to many technological, scientific, managerial and regulatory roles related to energy and the environment. You will become familiar with renewable energy technologies, waste management hierarchy and techniques, water and wastewater treatment and the effects of policy and legislation. You will also train in the computer software, and the analytical and monitoring equipment used in industry.

This course is delivered by members of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC), a leading and internationally recognised centre for over 30 years. SERC is home to the Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion and the Centre for Renewable Hydrogen Research and Demonstration, the first centre of its type in Wales.

Subjects taught on this MSc are underpinned by our high-quality research, which was rated as largely internationally excellent or world-leading in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE2008). This includes research in hydrogen energy, bio-energy, anaerobic igestion, process monitoring and control, combustion processes, and waste and wastewater treatment systems.

Fees and funding

For more information please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

This MSc is designed to develop cutting-edge knowledge and high-level practical skills relevant to many areas of postgraduate employment, particularly managerial, regulatory, scientific and technological roles related to energy and the environment. These include local authorities, government regulatory agencies, energy and environmental consultancy companies, waste management companies, and many more.

Course contact details

Enquiries & Admissions
03455 76 77 78