University of Glasgow

Sustainable Energy [MSc]

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University of Glasgow
In Glasgow

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
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  • Glasgow (Scotland)
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Description

This programme provides an in-depth knowledge of the social and economic drivers of the current UK and international energy industry, and insights in the behavioural, business and technical aspects concerned with energy production and distribution. Students will learn a range of technical knowledge in the science and engineering of energy production and use, with emphases towards chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering, dependent on the students’ preferences and past experience. The University of Glasgow’s Electronic and Electrical Engineering is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in the UK and top 5 in Scotland, recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2015). Students will graduate from this programme with a complete scientific knowledge and appreciation of the relevance of traditional and emerging energy technologies. Learning will be underpinned with regular industrial lectures and commentary so that the context is maintained and highlighted throughout the year.

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University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts Different dates available
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Glasgow
University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Scotland
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uduak Essien Affiah
4.5 26/05/2019
About the course: The practicability of the examination is very valued. The educating is supported up by incredible hands-on work. It is an incredible spot to learn.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Kal
5.0 25/05/2019
About the course: I have learned a lot about electronic and mechanical aspects of this university. Teachers are beyond great, they are such gems in the university
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Charlie
4.0 24/05/2019
About the course: At the University, I learned to learn and staff was cooperative and helpful. I really enjoyed my time at the university. I can't recommend it enough.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

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Engineering
Electrical
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Course programme

Modes of delivery of the MSc in Sustainable Energy include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.

You will take a combination of core and optional courses, and a project which you will select from a list of standard projects or you can suggest a project of your own choosing.

Core courses
  • Energy and environment
  • Energy conversion systems
  • Energy from waste
  • Integrated system design project
  • Renewable energy
  • MSc project.
Optional courses
  • Electrical energy systems
  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Environmental ethics and behavioural change
  • Impacts of climate change
  • Introduction to wind engineering
  • Nuclear power reactors
  • Power electronics
  • Project planning, appraisal and implementation
  • Theory and principles of sustainability.

Additional information

  • To complete the MSc degree you must undertake a project worth 60 credits, which will integrate subject knowledge and skills that you acquire during the MSc programme
  • The project is an important part of your MSc where you can apply your newly learned skills and show to future employers that you have been working on cutting edge projects relevant to the industry.
  • You can choose a topic from a list of MSc projects in Sustainable Energy. Alternatively, should you have your own idea for a project, department members are always open to discussion of...

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