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Renewable Energy Engineering MSc

Renewable Energy Engineering MSc

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Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Power / Energy Engineering Renewable Energy Resources

Course type


Course Summary


This course is designed for students that are interested in supporting the renewable energy industry as it continues its rapid growth to tackle the severe issues posed by climate change. Students will have the opportunity to advance their engineering proficiency and develop new skills and knowledge.

Through the exploration of current and emerging technologies and applications for renewable energy, students will be prepared to make significant contributions to their professions, the economy and society.

Work placement option

This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement' is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects.

How you'll be assessed

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include formal examinations, coursework, tests, essays, practical or project work, group work and presentations.

The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.

On completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

Select and apply appropriate systematic analysis methods to critically evaluate and solve complex renewable energy engineering problems
Analyse different energy resources and conversion processes using analytical modelling, experimental techniques and numerical simulations
Critically access the use of renewable energy systems to mitigate climate change and improve the environment and social welfare
Make and justify decisions for selecting and optimising renewable energy products and systems based on technical, environmental, economic, risk and social criteria
Develop innovative solutions to meet the current global sustainability and renewable energy challenges.

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: Chartered Management Institute.

Tuition fees

UK fees
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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

To commence the full-time MSc Renewable Energy Engineering course, applicants must: Be an honours graduate of any physical science, mathematics or engineering discipline (minimum 2:2 or higher); obtained a qualification from a recognised university/HE institution, or hold an equivalent qualification acceptable to Coventry University.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more