Energy Transitions and Sustainability

Robert Gordon University


This Energy Institute-accredited Energy Transitions and Sustainability degree provides you with comprehensive knowledge & transferable management skills for addressing the management challenges of sustainable energy sourcing, evaluation and application.

The MSc Energy Transitions and Sustainability course at RGU supports the development of relevant competencies for managing the transition from carbon-intensive to renewable energy sources, which minimise the impact of anthropogenic activities.

The course also offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48-week work placement.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Energy Transitions and Sustainability

You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Energy Transitions and Sustainability

Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

36 months


School of Engineering

SCQF Level



Career Area


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