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  MSc - Renewable Energy Systems Engineering

University of Surrey    Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Full time & Part time February, September MSc Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years 01 December 2023
Engineering (12)

About the course

Why choose this course

How do we balance finite resources and infinite human ambition? Renewable energy systems are part of the solution.

Our MSc Renewable Energy Systems is ideal for graduates from engineering, science or other relevant backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a successful career in research, technological change and the commercialisation of renewable-energy systems.

You’ll be taught by academics who are experts in their fields and have access to a range of exceptional facilities and resources.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in chemistry, engineering or physics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.

 Course Content

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Surrey


Student Profiles

Alexandros Fourtoulakis

I studied my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Patras, Greece. I’m now taking an MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering within Surrey’s Department of Chemical and Process Engineering.

Tuntika Lertaneksin

Many of our international students use the knowledge they gain from their masters course to help solve challenges in their home countries.


This is an automatic award of £2,000 for self-funded international fee-paying students who pay their deposit by the deadline stated on the self-service portal.

This scholarship is not open to students from the Surrey International Study Centre (SISC).

Value of Scholarship(s)



In order to be eligible, applicants must:

- Be an overseas fee-paying student for a full-time version of a course starting in February 2024
- Be self-funded (you must be paying for your studies independently rather than being sponsored. Students in receipt of an educational loan are eligible for this award)
- Not be in receipt of another scholarship from the University, such as the International Excellence Award (students can accept one University-managed scholarship of the highest value)
- Have paid the deposit by the deadline outlined in the self-service portal.

Application Procedure

This award will be applied automatically to eligible applicants. No need to apply.

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The scholarship is awarded as a £5,000 fee waiver. It is open to self-funded international fee-paying students regardless of nationality or domicile. The scheme is application based and awards are decided by a scholarship awards panel.

This award cannot be combined with an early payment discount. Applicants can only receive one scholarship award from the University and will be able to receive the award of the highest value. Applicants in receipt of the International Excellence Award will not be eligible for the alumni discount as the value of this award is higher.

Value of Scholarship(s)



- Be an overseas fee-paying student
- Hold an offer to study a full-time masters programme (excluding MBA)
- Be self-funded (you must be paying for your studies independently rather than being sponsored or in receipt of another scholarship)
- Not be from the Surrey International Study Centre (SISC).

Application Procedure

You must have an offer from the University to complete the scholarship application form. Applications without a valid student ID and offer will not be assessed.

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