Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in a relevant field, such as: Electrical Engineering, Electronic Science and Technology, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science and Technology. UK: Upper Second Class Honours. China: 1st tier universities: 75% or above; 2nd tier universities: 80% or above. North America: 3.0 cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme. Other regions: Equivalent academic qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Sustainable Energy Technology programme provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of sustainable energy generation, distribution and consumption. It is intended to respond to a growing skills shortage for engineers with a high level of training in renewable energy, smart grids and sustainability.

By the time you graduate, you should have a good understanding and mastery of new sustainability standards, renewable energy, smart grid, power electronics for renewable energy and energy use and management in building and urban area. The research on sustainable energy technology has opened up many job opportunities in industry, government institutions and research centres. Graduates of this programme will typically work in professional tasks including the implementation of sustainable energy technologies within existing or new energy system modelling, and evaluation of the impacts on ecosystems, economies and society.

Core modules

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment
  • Nuclear Energy Technology
  • Power System Network and Smart Grid
  • Integration of Energy Strategies in the Design of Buildings
  • Photovoltaic Energy Technology
  • Renewable Kinetic Energy Technologies
  • Power Electronics and Applications for Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Urban Planning Strategies
  • MSc Project

Lab facilities

  • Power Electronics Laboratory, equipped with advanced experimental equipment, which consist of a basic unit, optional experimental units and a metal framework desk
  • Sustainable Energy Laboratory, equipped with advanced experimental equipment, which consist of a 600W wind turbine, two 270W solar modules, batteries, inverter with sinusoidal output and main controller
  • Electric Machine Laboratory
  • Power System Laboratory

Benefits

  • International University recognised widely throughout the world
  • Closely cooperation with world famous universities and research centres to solve the major challenges including the energy crises and environmental pollution.
  • Excellent research platform equipped with advanced experimental equipment including network analyser, power analyser and wind turbine testing system etc.
  • Continuous optimization of the core modules to meet the requirement of industrial innovations
  • Cutting-edge research areas with aim for the intelligent and efficient utilization of solar, wind energy and other renewable energy sources

Careers

Graduates of this programme will typically work in professional tasks include the implementation of sustainable energy technologies within existing or new energy system modelling and evaluation of impacts on ecosystems, economics and society, and will typically be employed as, for example: Electric power system engineers; Electric power system consultants; Sustainable technology consultants; Electric power projects managers; Sustainable cities and building design consultants; Managers and team leaders in the cities governments.

Fees and funding

UK students
RMB 90,000
International students
RMB 90,000

Scholarships

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of 50% of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes. All applicants for September 2015 will be considered for this scholarship, based on academic merit, and no separate application is required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
PG Enquiries
Email
PGenquiries@xjtlu.edu.cn