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Sustainable Engineering (Offshore Renewable Energy) MSc/PgDip/PGCert

Sustainable Engineering (Offshore Renewable Energy) MSc/PgDip/PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Renewable Energy Resources Energy Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

This flexible programme combines study in specialist, advanced engineering technologies underpinned with training in sustainability. The programme has been developed with direct industrial involvement to provide with a solid understanding of modern, sustainable engineering. As well as gaining an understanding of how sustainable engineering applies to offshore renewable energy, this programme will also provide with key transferable skills to aid your employability. The Faculty of Engineering runs a multi-disciplinary postgraduate course entitled Sustainable Engineering with a number of different themes, one of which is offshore renewable energy.

The course is designed for experienced or newly qualified engineers in: Naval Architecture; Marine Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering or related disciplines. The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry. This course is accredited by the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) on behalf of the UK Engineering Council. Students can progress into the MA after successful completion of the PgCert and PgDip.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Against the background of international commitments on atmospheric emissions, diminishing fossil fuel resources and the liberalisation of energy markets, this class examines sustainable options for energy production, supply and consumption. The aim of this instructional class is to give you an understanding of current trends and to enable a critical evaluation of emerging ideas, technologies and policies.

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

Students need to have BEng with First, or Second-class (Upper Division) Honours or equivalent overseas qualification.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more