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Renewable Energy: Technology and Sustainability - MSc

Course Description

About the course:
-Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute
-Develop an understanding of the applications of renewable energy and sustainable technologies, combined with awareness of the environmental impact of using non-sustainable methods
-Engage with issues concerning the role of energy, including questions arising from demands for secure, affordable and sustainable processes


Sample modules:
-Energy in buildings
-Renewable energy in power systems
-Energy, carbon and the environment
-Carbon management and analysis
-Sustainable heat and power

Please note that all modules are subject to change.


Depending on the programme, graduates may follow careers in a wide range of disciplines in the built environment and energy sectors. Examples include: cost management, quantity surveying, architectural and engineering design, project management, construction management, business management, environmental engineering, facilities management, building energy operation, green building assessment, BIM and CAD management, design management, energy management and energy policy.

Visit the Renewable Energy: Technology and Sustainability - MSc page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Student Profiles

NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) Studentships - 4 Awards

These studentships are intended primarily to support applicants with an interest in the environmental aspects of renewable energy, and who intend to develop their career in environmental areas.

Value of Scholarship(s)



The MSc Renewable Energy: Technology and Sustainability has four NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) Studentships for UK students each year.

Application Procedure

For further details contact: Renewable Energy Course Administrator at [email protected]

Entry Requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Last Updated

11 January 2017

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