Taught course

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change)

University of Southampton · School of Engineering Sciences

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


Course content

The sustainable provision and use of energy is a major challenge of the 21st century. Our MSc programmes are designed to equip you to become one of the next generation of energy professionals. Our multidisciplinary approach will enable you to tackle climate change issues, while improving energy supply and the built environment. You will learn to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which will help you to develop rounded and lasting solutions.

Compulsory modules: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Climate Change, Energy and Settlements; Geographical Information Systems; Energy Resources and Engineering; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering; Bioenergy; Waste Resource Management; MSc Research Project

Optional modules: one module from either Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings and Climatic Design of Buildings.

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Fees and funding

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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

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651