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The energy demands of our changing world must balance an expanding global population with a desire to shift towards more carbon-neutral sources. The world needs skilled practitioners who are adept at environmentally-sensitive energy generation. Our course prepares you to develop energy solutions and be a driving force for a sustainable mixed-energy economy.
This innovative course has been designed to produce graduates who can actively contribute to the global energy transition, have the ability to tackle climate change and the expertise to combine emerging techniques with conventional ones. You'll consider a variety of energy sources, with your main focus being on how we can responsibly obtain energy from the Earth (conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons and geothermal energy) and
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We typically require at least a 2:1 Honours degree in Geology or a closely related subject, such as Geophysics with Geology. Your application may also be considered if you have relevant work experience.
International students should have the above or an international equivalent. If English is not your first language, you will need to hold IELTS 6.0 or above.
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At the University of Derby, your future is our focus. With expert academics bringing a wealth of industry experience, continuous investment in cutting-edge facilities and research, and fantastic support for our students, we are ranked in the top 10 for postgraduate student experience in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2018. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, we offer a wide range of courses and study methods.Read more