Taught course

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change)

Institution
University of Southampton · Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:1 or higher BEng or BSc degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry. Graduates with degrees in Geography, Biological or Environmental Science may qualify, providing that they have a good A-level or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in mathematics and physics and that their degree incorporates a significant mathematical component, including calculus.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Sustainable provision and energy use is a major international challenge of the twenty-first century. Developed in collaboration with industry and public sector energy specialists, the course will give you a broad understanding of sustainable energy and aims to prepare aspiring energy professionals for a rewarding career in this fast-changing sector.

How do we balance economic, social and environmental perspectives to meet our energy needs? As fossil fuel resources are being depleted and carbon emissions regulation approaches reality there is a need to find new and cleaner sources of energy.

Studying the MSc in Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change) will enable you to study the impact of using fossil fuels on the environment and develop alternative sustainable energy solutions. Apply for our MSc in Energy and Sustainability and help shape the future of energy usage.

Our distinctive modules in bioenergy, waste and the interaction between energy and climate change will give you a key understanding of current issues. You will learn to use advanced Geographical Information Systems and develop a thorough, global perspective of climate change and energy. You will also study energy resources, technologies and waste resource management.

The last four months of the course will be dedicated to research. You will complete a significant research project and you may have the opportunity to work with one of our many industrial partners; ranging from large utility companies to small energy consultancies, to develop your professional experience.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£23,136

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgtapply.fee@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4651