University of Southampton

Degree level: Postgraduate

Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change) (Taught)

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Course summary

We’ve worked with commercial energy specialists to ensure this master's degree prepares you for a rewarding career in this fast-growing sector. You'll develop the skills to study the impact of using fossil fuels on the environment, and to develop alternative sustainable energy solutions. Our distinctive modules in bioenergy, waste, energy and climate change will give you a key understanding of current issues. You'll learn to view energy and sustainability challenges from multiple perspectives, which will help you to develop rounded and lasting solutions. You'll be prepared for a rewarding career in this fast-growing sector as we transition to a low carbon economy and net zero.


Compulsory modules: Introduction to Energy Technologies, Environment and Sustainability; Climate Change, Energy and Settlements; Geographical Information Systems; Energy Resources and Engineering; Data Analysis and Experimental Methods for Civil and Environmental Engineering; Bioenergy; Waste Resource Management; MSc Research Project Optional modules: one module from either Energy Performance Assessment of Buildings and Climatic Design of Buildings.

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Accreditation of European Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE)
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
  • Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, science, technology, geography, environmental science, transportation engineering/management or civil engineering.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Energy and Sustainability (Energy, Resources and Climate Change) at University of Southampton - UCAS