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University of Surrey Sustainable Energy with Industrial Practice MSc
University of Surrey

Sustainable Energy with Industrial Practice MSc

7G7M+42, United Kingdom

2 Years

English

Full time

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Feb 2025

GBP 19,000 / per year *

On-Campus

* for full-time with placement - 2 years: UK £10,500 per year / Overseas

Introduction

Our Sustainable Energy with Industrial Practice MSc degree explores sustainable and renewable energy systems and their applications. It will equip you with a deep understanding of the social, economic, regulatory, and environmental aspects influencing sustainable energy practices. This course also enables you to undertake a postgraduate placement year.

Why Choose this Course?

Our cross-disciplinary MSc programme in Sustainable Energy with Industrial Practice provides broad-ranging training and the fundamentals for understanding sustainable and renewable energy systems and applications and the social, economic, regulatory and environmental factors that govern sustainable energy. It will give you the skills to become a specialist in this crucial and rapidly expanding industry.

Study this interdisciplinary course and you will learn the key concepts of sustainability and renewables with a range of theoretical and practical modules taught by world-leading academics who are experts in their fields and have access to a wide range of exceptional facilities and resources.

You'll also have the opportunity to undertake a postgraduate placement year. The Faculty has fantastic links with a range of industrial partners, including Fluor, ExxonMobil, the BAE System, Cres Power, and NPL.

What you will study

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the sector, enabling you to gain an excellent broad overview of energy sustainability and renewables whilst also giving you opportunities to specialise in particular aspects such as wind, solar, sustainable energy storage, and smart energy and AI applications.

You'll begin by exploring the core principles in sustainable/net-zero energy systems and applications.

Project and laboratory components will enable you to gain practical, technical and transferable skills. Leadership and change management elements will also be embedded throughout group project work.

You will actively engage in the research aspects of the programme as part of your dissertation projects. For this, you'll be integrated into one of our research teams, based on the choice of topic you're interested in within a range of energy-systems-related projects and closely supervised by one of our expert research staff. The research projects will be conducted across highly relevant and multidisciplinary themes within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, with some contributions from the other institutes, research centres, and faculties at Surrey.

Completing this programme will provide you with specialist skills and an enviable understanding of the sector, boosting your career and thus addressing the energy technology and skills gap.

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