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Renewable Energy Engineering MSc

Renewable Energy Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Renewable Energy Resources Energy Engineering

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.

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: As part of this course you will undertake a professional development module which is currently accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) for the 2020-21 intake. Upon successful completion of the module, you will gain the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice at no additional cost.

Course information

This course will provide students opportunities to develop and critically analyse technologies and applications for renewable heat, power and transportation.

Students will have the chance to learn how to apply their engineering knowledge to address the requirement for cost-effective carbon reduction solutions and appraise the global socio-economic challenges associated with renewable energy.

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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Work placement (Part Three)
Work placement (Part Two)
Work placement (Part One)
Global Professional Development- Consulting
Alternative propulsion systems
Bioenergy engineering
Thermofluid systems
Wind and hydro power engineering
Sustainability and the environment
Solar energy engineering
Computer aided engineering
Individual Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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). Students who do not fit with the above entry requirements may gain entry, but their degrees and experience will be assessed for appropriate content by the course director.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more

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