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Energy Systems Innovation MSc

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

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  • aims to build capacity in energy innovation and support the development of new ideas and technologies in the energy sector by combining aspects of systems management, entrepreneurship and technical aspects of energy systems
  • students are encouraged to carry our projects in an industrial environment
  • students currently employed in a relevant industrial setting may carry out the project at the employer's site.

Why this course?

The course has a strong focus on technical aspects of energy systems as well as entrepreneurship. The project work provides opportunities for the research and development of ideas. Typical classes that are part of the programme inclue:

  • clean combustion technologies
  • electrochemical energy devices
  • petroleum engineering
  • project scoping

All students take part in a research project to explore a practical problem related to the energy sector. The compulsory MSc project can be carried out at an employer’s site.

Who's the course for?

  • Graduates and individuals with innovative ideas they wish to develop in the energy sector
  • Graduates in engineering or science, who have the qualities and ideas required to become leaders in innovation
  • Technical staff who have identified an innovation or have expertise likely to yield innovative solutions and want to learn how to commercialise these
  • Business developers who have identified an opportunity to innovate in the energy sector and seek to understand the framework of the industry and its supply chain
  • Managers or technical staff who are seeking innovative solutions for their challenges and want to equip themselves with the knowledge and leadership skills to enable their companies to identify, validate and commercialise possible solutions
  • Industrial staff seeking continuing professional development.

What you'll study

The course is offered on a full-time basis. To achieve the MSc you must accumulate no fewer than 180 credits of which 60 are awarded in respect of the Dissertation. To gain the Postgraduate Certificate you must accumulate no fewer than 60 credits from the taught classes of the course.


There is growing world-wide demand for high-calibre graduates who can encourage innovation in the energy industry.

If you are an individual already employed in a relevant company, this course will benefit your career progression, by providing the skills and knowledge to identify, validate and commercialise possible solutions.

Upon finishing the MSc programme, some students may be eligible to apply for PhD places in the department and across the Engineering faculty.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Strathclyde

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  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    210 94%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%



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