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Renewable Energy Engineering BEng (Hons)

Solent University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    HH80

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    105th

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  • Qualification

    BEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    16-SEP-19

Course Summary

Energy is now a very valuable resource. Shifts in world attitudes to the use of fossil fuels driven by global warming and climate change has meant a change in emphasis to renewable sources of energy. In conjunction, there is a far greater effort to measure the energy efficiency of systems, products and buildings to ensure that operational costs are minimised and both environmental and financial savings are maximised.Clean power generation is only part of the challenge - the engineering industry is facing an additional challenge to maximise the efficient use of energy whilst reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Government strategy and climate change action have meant that energy is more valued than ever.This course aims to provide well-trained graduates with the skills and knowledge to work towards addressing these issues. Using a mix of classroom and specialist laboratory facilities, this course will give you a strong grounding in science and engineering theory, with an emphasis on renewable power generation methods, environmental impact, and the efficient use of energy in engineering and technology.The first year is shared with all of our engineering degrees, giving you the opportunity to develop sound underpinning science and engineering skills in mathematics, mechanics, electrics, manufacturing, CAD and design processes, and professional skills. The second and third years of the course enable you to explore concepts in renewable energy, distribution of energy, and the efficient use of energy in engineering systems. This is complemented by additional work on the lightweight structures used in renewable energy technology and vehicle technology.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Grades / Points

CCC

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

105th

About this University

Situated in a lively city centre destination, Solent University is a dynamic and ambitious international university, spanning business and law, the creative industries, engineering and technology, maritime, media, sport and tourism. The university has invested extensively in facilities and buildings, due for completion in 2019. It is also home to one of the world's leading maritime training academies.

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Southampton

SO14 0YN

UNITED KINGDOM