Taught course

Sustainable Energy Technologies

University of Southampton · School of Engineering Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 or higher BEng or BSc degree in chemical/mechanical/electrical/civil engineering, mathematics or physics. Relevant employment experience would be considered if a candidate does not meet the requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Our academically challenging programme will introduce you to incumbent and modern energy technologies for sustainable power generation. You will learn to design and assess the performance of fuel cells and photovoltaic systems, wind power and hybrid propulsion systems. This course will suit you if you have previously studied engineering, science or mathematics.

Compulsory modules: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems 1 and 2; Nuclear Energy Technology; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows; Sustainable Energy Systems, Resources and Usage; MSc Research Project

Optional modules: Two from: Cryogenics and Superconductivity; Thermofluid Engineering for Low Carbon Energy; Offshore Engineering and Analysis; Waste Resource Management; Bioenergy; Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings; Advanced Electrical Systems

Information for international students


Fees and funding


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