Energy and the environment are increasingly taking their place as a major issue in today's world. With this qualification, you'll build on your current credentials in the field, or take the first step into this vital industry. The course emphasises renewable energy techniques and theories, while also addressing the scientific background associated with sustainable construction and renewable and alternative energies.
As well as advanced engineering principles and practices, you'll learn to effectively manage projects and develop your research skills. You'll be given practical experience in applying these principles to the investigation and development of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and wave energy.
* energy production
* engineering consultancies
* building services
* environmental engineering design.
We are one of the top universities in Scotland for graduate employability, with over 93% of our graduates in jobs or further study six months after graduating.
As Edinburgh's top university for Graduate Employability(HESA 2010) and one of the top in the UK for Graduate Prospects (The Independent and The Times University Guides for 2009), we can offer you a valuable head-start in your chosen career.
Once qualified, you'll be eligible for a senior position in the environmental engineering area.
Duration: 3 trimesters
Based over three trimesters, the course will involved you in lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study.
The programme structure is currently under review and subject to approval. For more information please contact us.
Sustainable Energy Technologies; Solar Energy: Technology, Modelling and Analysis; Sustainable Project Design
Research Skills and Project Management; Control Engineering; Distributed Generation
We have a selection of funding opportunities available such as the UK postgraduate tuition fee loan (Scottish & EU) and specific scholarships aimed at student from India and across Africa.