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MPhil Research Renewable Energy

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Full time | University of Exeter - Penryn Campus, Cornwall | 2 years | JAN-24

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2 years

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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Power / Energy Engineering Renewable Energy Resources

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Course Summary

Research overview
Research areas

Our research is organised around the following research areas:

  • Offshore renewable energy
  • Solar energy
  • Energy storage
  • Exeter Energy, Environment and Economy (4E)
  • Energy policy
  • Electrical power systems

Our expertise lies in

  • energy policy
  • marine renewables
  • bio-fuels
  • electrical power and networks
  • wind, photo-voltaic and thermal technologies.

Based at the University’s Penryn Campus near Falmouth, we are a unique multidisciplinary department offering a range of specialised programmes, drawing upon our research expertise in mining and minerals engineering, applied geology and mineralogy, surveying and renewable energy. We offer postgraduates an outstanding research environment with state-of-the-art analytical facilities and laboratories and have excellent rates of graduate employment.

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Entry requirements

For all research degrees you will normally be required to have obtained or expect to obtain a first degree equivalent to at least a UK 2:1 Honours degree. You will need at least a 2:1 or its equivalent in order to be considered by any of the main funding bodies. For some programmes we also consider evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience.

University information

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of top UK research universities and a member of the European University Association. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 review showed that more than 99% of the university’s research was rated of international quality and 12 of its subjects were in the top 10 for world-leading impact. The university’s business school is one of the top 1% of schools in the world to...more