Ulster University

Renewable Energy Engineering Ulster University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Study Renewable Energy Engineering at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.

This 4 year BEng Hons course prepares students for work within the emerging renewable energy industry and will allow you to make a difference in the world. Graduates will join a body of engineers with the vision and skills necessary to design and manufacture engineering systems and machines for the renewables industry. You will learn how to think innovatively and turn your ideas into useable technology.

Graduates with this mix of mechanical design, electronics, power systems and renewable energy engineering experience have many career opportunities available to them in this emerging sector. The course has a built-in year of work experience, where students work in industry during their third year, making it a highly practical degree.

So whether you want to engineer the next generation of renewable power systems or drive change and create ‘green cities’ then this degree will give you the knowledge and skills to do so.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H221
Institution code U20
Campus name Magee, Londonderry
Campus code M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB To include Grade B in one from GCE A Level Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technology and Design, Engineering, Design and Technology or Electronics.

See the GCSE subject and grade requirements including specific Mathematics grade required depending on the GCE A level subject presented.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM To include a minimum of 9 unit distinctions. Also requires a minimum Merit in a unit of Applied or Further Mathematics and a Merit in a unit of Mechanical Technology or Mechanical Principles.

The Faculty of Computing and Engineering accept combinations of A Levels, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/National Extended Certificate, BTEC 90-credit Diploma/National Foundation Diploma and BTEC National Diploma. For further information on the requirements for this course please contact Faculty admissions staff by telephone on 028 9036 6305 or email compeng@ulster.ac.uk .

Entry equivalences can also be viewed in the online prospectus at http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements/equivalence.
Access to HE Diploma The entry requirement for this course is successful completion of a Ulster University validated Access route in Science/Technology with Overall mark of 70% and 70% in NICATS Mathematics (level 2). Equivalent Mathematics qualifications considered for the Mathematics requirement.

Scottish Higher BBBCC To include minimum of BB in Mathematics and a science subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above (or equivalent) if presenting another of the specified subjects for the course with or instead of Design and Technology, Engineering or Electronics.

GCSE Grade C (or above) in English Language (or equivalent).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points To include 13 at Higher Level and to include minimum grade 5 in Mathematics and another Higher Level science subject. Grade 4 in English Language also required in overall profile.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 Including minimum H3 Higher Level Mathematics and one other H3 Higher Level subject from Physics, Chemistry, Physics/Chemistry, Biology, Technology, Engineering or Technology and Design.

Irish Leaving Certificate English at Grade H6 or above (HL) or Grade O4 or above (OL) if not sitting at Higher Level is also required.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC To include Mathematics and a science subject.

English Language Requirements
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4,160 Year 1
International £14,060 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,160 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

The Home, GB and International fees displayed are for academic year 2018/19 and may be subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2019/20. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/study-at-ulster/gb-students/discounts-for-gb-students

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