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Marine Renewable Energy

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Orkney Campus

Content

Delivered at the Orkney Campus, this MSc is designed as a multidisciplinary transition programme relevant to students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The taught part of the programme addresses the technical, environmental and economic drivers that are shaping the marine renewable energy industry. An individual research project then allows students to specialise in a topic of their choice.

The programme team has strong links with stakeholders in marine renewables and has unique experience and expertise gained at the geographical heart of marine renewables in the UK. A strong emphasis is placed on project work that simulates real working situations.

You can exit at the end of Stage 1 with PgDip Marine Renewable Energy.

Entry Requirements

For MSc level entry, students must hold a good degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. life sciences, engineering, environmental studies, business studies, surveying) from a UK or Overseas University. In addition to the academic qualifications, motivation, work experience and personality are taken into consideration.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years (Part time) - 3-7 years (Online)

Faculty

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Department

Energy and Renewables

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy