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  MSc Global Sustainability Engineering with Industrial Application


Heriot-Watt University    School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 2 years
Engineering (12)

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The MSc Global Sustainability Engineering with Industrial Application is a two-year programme designed to meet the global demand for graduates with science or engineering backgrounds who can contribute to improving sustainability. This degree offers a comprehensive curriculum, with the first year focused on theoretical study and the second year including an industrial work placement or project. Graduates will be equipped to tackle the challenges of sustainable development, using their engineering knowledge to identify and address unsustainable practices. With a strong emphasis on practical application, this programme provides the perfect opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the world.

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Overview of Programme 

 MSc Global Sustainability Engineering provides you with the opportunity to develop your engineering knowledge to identify existing unsustainable processes and practices and implement strategies to improve sustainability. The programme has been created in response to the current gap in industry and create graduates who have both a background in science or engineering and who can provide technical consultation and deliver specialist solutions to improve sustainability.  

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Entry Requirements

Graduates with a good first degree from a relevant subject area will be considered. Suitable backgrounds include: engineering or environmental, earth, chemical, physical, or mathematical sciences.


Fees

UK Full time: £13,600 (£10,600 for first year, £3,000 for second year)
Overseas Full Time: £27496 (£24,496 for first year, £3,000 for second year)

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Scholarships

A 20% discount is applicable to postgraduate taught courses across all of our global campuses for all Heriot-Watt alumni who have previously been registered for one year or more on a Heriot-Watt degree programme. This great offer is also applicable to those who would like to study their postgraduate taught degree with Heriot-Watt Online.

This scheme is also open to former visiting (study abroad) students who have studied at Heriot-Watt for one or more semesters.

This discount is automatically applied once you have applied to your chosen course and will be part of the offer letter sent to you if your application is successful.

Value of Scholarship(s)

20% discount

Eligibility

You need to have taken your undergraduate degree at Heriot-Watt but all alumni are welcome to be included


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A number of SFC (Scottish Funding Council) Key Skills Funded Places are available for students resident in Scotland. These fully-funded places cover the tuition fees for the following postgraduate programmes that meet the skills demands from key sectors of industry:

Value of Scholarship(s)

Fees

Eligibility

Scottish residents.

For energy-related MSc programmes and MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering and MSc Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices.

Application Procedure

Simply state in the online application form that you believe to be eligible and wish to be considered


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Eligibility

The FFWG offer a number of grants for women studying or researching for any postgraduate qualification


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The aim of the Black Voices Project is to bring more Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) students to Heriot-Watt and ensure that our students, regardless of ethnicity, have a positive experience. The project has two parts:
- Appointing four BME Advocates to provide visible championing and facilitate safe spaces for BME students.
- Providing up to 40 scholarships for BME students.

We are now taking applications for at least nine scholarships starting in the academic year 2024/25. This scholarship will provide £1000 per year for a maximum of four years and will be paid in two instalments during the year.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1000 per year

Eligibility

To apply you must be:
- either a current or prospective student at any level (Undergraduate and all Postgraduate qualifications). Prospective students must hold an offer to study with Heriot-Watt starting in 2024/25;
- from a Black or Minority Ethnic background;
- and classed as paying either Scottish or UK tuition Fees.

In order for us to support as many students as possible, you cannot receive more than one bursary that is funded by Heriot-Watt University. If you are already receiving a bursary from Heriot-Watt we will not include your application in the shortlist process.

Application Procedure

Submit your application on our application form.

Please note before you apply, due to the limited number of scholarships available, as part of the application we are asking for information on your personal circumstances. This is to try to ensure that the scholarships are given to those who will benefit the most. The information given in the application will not be used for any other purposes.

Applications will open from 5 February and will close at 17.00 on Sunday 5 May 2024.

If you are unsure if you are eligible or have any questions, please email scholarships@hw.ac.uk


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