Advanced Practice in Palliative Care and Applied Education

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 4.72 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 13.6 k / Year(s)  
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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
* research
* building services
* environmental engineering design.

Career prospects
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

What's involved
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.

Trimester 1

Sustainable Energy Technologies; Solar Energy: Technology, Modelling and Analysis; Sustainable Project Design

Trimester 2

Research Skills and Project Management; Control Engineering; Distributed Generation

Trimester 3


The entry requirement for this course is a UK Honours degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in an environmental science or engineering field such as electrical, electronic, mechanical, environmental/renewable/sustainable energy or environmental science in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes. This course requires the standard IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score of less than 5.5 or equivalent. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL iBT® test: 75 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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.

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