MSc Renewable Energy and Clean Technology - Manchester
Academic entry qualification overview
Upper second class UK honours degree, or equivalent, in any of the following: electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, physics, or equivalent scientific discipline which includes a significant mathematical and engineering content.
Applicants will be considered with alternative qualifications who also have appropriate industrial experience.
You will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and if do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as:
- IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no sub-test of less than 5.5
- TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall with no sub-test of less than 22
- Pearson PTE score of 59 overall with no sub-test of less than 51
- Cambridge CPE grade C
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of your course.
If you do not currently have an English Language qualification at the required level then it may be possible to arrange a pre-sessional course, the duration of which will depend on your current English language qualification. For more information on the pre-sessional English language courses please visit the University Language Centre website.
English language test validity
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
How to apply
If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.
The REaCT course will provide you with a detailed understanding of the key renewable energy generation technologies and the factors which influence their exploitation.
It provides the foundations necessary to understand the principles of solar, wind and marine energy technologies and also the knowledge required to understand: the efficient distribution of renewables; their integration into usage into zero carbon built infrastructure and to determine the economic and climate issues affecting the choice of renewable.
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Smart Grids & Sustainable Electricity Systems||EEEN60352||15||Mandatory|
|Techniques for Research and Industry||EEEN60357||15||Mandatory|
|Introduction to Power Systems||EEEN60401||15||Mandatory|
|Interfacing clean energy||EEEN60402||15||Mandatory|
|Understanding Energy as a 'system' driving modern society||EEEN60411||15||Mandatory|
|Solar Energy Technologies||EEEN60421||15||Mandatory|
|Zero Carbon Built Infrastructure||EEEN60422||15||Mandatory|
|Marine Energy: Wind, Wave & Tidal||EEEN60431||15||Mandatory|
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