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Course summary

Energy Engineering MSc will give you an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in energy and sustainability, and will develop your knowledge of experimental and computer modelling techniques for the design of energy systems, such as electricity grids, thermal energy networks and transportation systems. You can choose from a range of modules to focus on either sustainable development in practice, sustainability in the built environment, or techniques of energy analysis. The course is informed by research from the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) so that you develop industry-relevant and up-to-date knowledge and expertise. This course is suitable for recent graduates from a range of engineering and physical science backgrounds as well as professionals with relevant industry experience. Key features

  • Be taught by experts. With more than 30-year’s research experience, our Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) research and teaching staff provide you with a unique opportunity to learn from scientists actively involved in furthering knowledge and sharing expertise.
  • Access specialist facilities including a dedicated, Smart Energy Laboratory designed for the study of Smart Homes, the Development of Electric Vehicle Components and Thermal Energy, as well as computer labs equipped with industry-standard software.
  • Prepare for a career in, or take the first step in pursuing a PhD and an academic career in, energy engineering
  • Choose to undertake a year-long work placement*, gaining valuable experience to develop your practical and professional skills and enhance your employability
  • Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons
  • Make the course fit around you, with full-time, part time or distance learning study options available
*Country restrictions apply

Assessment method

The modules are delivered through a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratories. This ensures a good balance between theory and practice so that real world problems are better understood through an underpinning of strong theoretical and analytical knowledge translated into practical skills.


How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website: www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject. We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world. If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.


English language requirements

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9500 Year 1
Scotland £9500 Year 1
Wales £9500 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Energy Engineering at De Montfort University - UCAS