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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    North Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    JAN-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

As the renewable energy sector continues to grow there is a need for trained individuals to plan, implement and manage new renewable energy projects. This course will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to place you at the centre of such ventures.

If you are already working in or are interested in a career in the renewable energy or low-carbon technology sectors, this dynamic course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to critically analyse the theories, principles and concepts of low-carbon energy production and sustainability.

Additionally the course will give you a firm understanding of the technical and economic case for renewables along with confidence to tackle the calculations required to assess their viability.

Special features

You will be taught by recognised experts in the field of renewable energy
You can study full time or part time
The course is delivered through online distance learning with support from expert staff at the university, so you study when and where it suits you, within the UK and internationally
You can choose to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You will be well-equipped to take up positions in the management of renewable energy projects, and more widely in the public and private sectors, on completion of this Masters in Sustainable Energy Solutions.

How long will my course last?

Full-time (MSc): 1 year @ 35 hours per week
Part-time (MSc): 2 to 3 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week
Part-time (PgDip): 2 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week
Part-time (PgCert): 1 year @ 12 to 18 hours per week

Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 52%

    46th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    59th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    50th

    8

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