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 course 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.
Core modules are:
Energy, climate and carbon; Transition to a low-carbon society; Renewable energy technologies
You can exit after 12 months with PgCert Sustainable Energy Solutions
Option modules, from which you will choose three, include:
Sustainable rural land use and energy in rural Scotland; Energy modelling for building; Tidal, wave and future energy; Developing a community energy project; Sustainable development; Local economic development; Research methods (strongly recommended to continue to MSc.)
You can exit after 18 months with PgDip Sustainable Energy Solutions
Honours degree in a relevant subject.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Science and Environment