Renewable and Sustainable Energy Transition

Online Heriot-Watt University    School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Full time September MSc, PGDip MSc: 1 year full time, 2 years part time, and online distance learning available
Engineering (12) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you passionate about renewable and sustainable energy? Our interdisciplinary master's degree in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Transition at Heriot-Watt University's Orkney campus is perfect for professionals aiming to become leaders in this field. Delivered by experts in renewable energy, economics, and transition engineering, this programme offers a unique learning experience. You'll explore topics such as net zero carbon policies, renewable energy technologies, and climate change action. Gain skills in renewable energy integration and development, and learn how to lead just transitions for enterprises and communities. With guest lectures, practical sessions, and networking opportunities, this programme opens doors to exciting career possibilities.

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This interdisciplinary masters degree is ideal for professionals looking to become leaders in realising energy transition. The course is delivered by experts in renewable energy, economics and transition engineering at the International Centre for Islands Technology (ICIT) in Stromness, Heriot-Watt University’s Orkney campus. The learning environment is enhanced by the action research group, the Transition Lab, in the Islands Centre for Net Zero (ICNZ). ICNZ is a partnership led by the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) working closely alongside our leading academics and a range of other business and community organisations across the Scottish Islands of Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides. Collectively, current ground-breaking research is helping to navigate the challenges we face and making progress in the development and delivery of new renewable and sustainable energy supply and end-use systems.

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