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Course summary

What is special about this course? As the renewable energy sector continues to grow there is a need for trained individuals to plan, implement and manage new renewable energy projects. This MSc Sustainable Energy Solutions will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to place you at the centre of such ventures. If you are already working in or are interested in a career in the renewable energy or low-carbon technology sectors, this dynamic course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to critically analyse the theories, principles and concepts of low-carbon energy production and sustainability. Additionally the course will give you a firm understanding of the technical and economic case for renewables along with confidence to tackle the calculations required to assess their viability. Special features ◾You will be taught by recognised experts in the field of renewable energy ◾You can study full time or part time ◾The course is delivered through online distance learning with support from expert staff at the university, so you study when and where it suits you, within the UK and internationally ◾You can choose to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree How long will my course last? ◾Full-time (MSc): 1 year @ 35 hours per week ◾Part-time (MSc): 2 to 3 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week ◾Part-time (PgDip): 2 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week ◾Part-time (PgCert): 1 year @ 12 to 18 hours per week Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland have changed their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.


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

◾Honours degree or above in a relevant subject ◾Applicants with an ordinary degree or other qualification and at least three years’ relevant work experience will also be considered ◾Applicants who possess substantial experience in an appropriate field or have demonstrated exceptional abilities may also be considered


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sustainable Energy Solutions at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS