Sustainable Energy Solutions

University of the Highlands and Islands


North Highland College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


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.

You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Sustainable Energy Solutions

You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Sustainable Energy Solutions

Entry Requirements

Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with an ordinary degree or other qualification and at least three years’ relevant work experience will also be considered.

Progression Routes

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Science and Environment

SCQF Level