• University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Leeds Beckett University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of York Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Glasgow Featured Masters Courses
University of Southampton Featured Masters Courses
Cardiff University Featured Masters Courses
University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses

Urban Energy Technology and Policy (with specialist pathways in Planning, Architecture and Engineering) - MSc


Course Description

Our course provides a wide, cross-scale and integral understanding of energy in cities. You'll focus on the UK policy environment within the context of international energy challenges. The course builds on the latest professional practice, making it ideal for a career in urban energy infrastructure.

Our course allows graduates to retrain and become energy specialists. It will suit those with a background in:
-Engineering
-Planning
-Architecture
-Science
-Relevant business management

Specialist pathways

Our three specialist pathways allow you to tailor the course to your individual needs. You are able to select a pathway that suits your background and career aspirations:
-Planning focuses on planning and law
-Architecture has an emphasis on buildings
-Engineering is from the technical/technological perspective

On completing the course you'll have detailed knowledge and understanding of:
-Relevant facts, concepts, principles and theories
-Qualitative, quantitative or creative practice methods and processes
-Relevant IT applications
-Conceptual and detailed design of artefacts
-Management principles and business practices
-Professional and ethical responsibilities
-The role and constraints of energy specialists in society
-Production practice and the regulatory and legislative framework

Research

You will also develop a knowledge of the tools required to carry out a research project. The research project is set within an industrial context. You will develop an understanding of the environment in which you'll operate. Additionally, you will develop an appreciation of research techniques, including:
-Specialised tools and methods
-Analysing and defining project objectives
-Designing and planning projects according to rational methodologies
-Employing practicable and efficient procedures
-Analysing and interpreting results and presenting them in a meaningful manner
-Project management

Careers

You'll be prepared for careers in:
-Energy consultancy
-Engineering firms
-Architectural firms
-Energy companies
-Public sector (eg local authorities)

High-profile roles in urban energy infrastructure include:
-Planning
-Design
-Management
-Policy making

Delivery

The programme is structured around projects that explore key issues in urban energy. These projects are underpinned by theoretical and practical lectures, seminars and workshops. You will learn through a combination of:
-Lectures
-Tutorials
-Coursework
-Case studies
-Presentations
-Research

Visit the Urban Energy Technology and Policy (with specialist pathways in Planning, Architecture and Engineering) - MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline, such as: built environment; engineering; science; mathematics; environmental sciences.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Newcastle University

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully



Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X