This course is designed for students that are interested in supporting the renewable energy industry as it continues its rapid growth to tackle the severe issues posed by climate change. Students will have the opportunity to advance their engineering proficiency and develop new skills and knowledge.
Through the exploration of current and emerging technologies and applications for renewable energy, students will be prepared to make significant contributions to their professions, the economy and society, upon successful completion.
Work placement option
This master’s programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a ‚work placement’ opportunity during your first semester with us. The ‚work placement’ is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects upon successful completion. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000 payable on completion of ‚work placement. Find out more about the work placement pathway.
Please note that we are unable to guarantee any placement or study abroad opportunities and that any such opportunities referred to on this webpage may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
This course will provide you with opportunities to develop and critically analyse technologies and applications for renewable heat, power and transportation.
You will have the chance to learn how to apply their engineering knowledge to address the requirement for cost-effective carbon reduction solutions and appraise the global socio-economic challenges associated with renewable energy.
Why choose this course?
This course aims to address the need for skilled energy engineers. You will have the opportunity to develop a systematic understanding of knowledge, analytical techniques and research skills related to an MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering. Embedded in the course is a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Entrepreneurial Practice module which aims to provide you with essential business management experience and transferable skills.
The MSc course sits within the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, which enjoys a global reputation for excellent teaching, outstanding student experience and exciting research.
Coventry University has a strong portfolio of industry-related research, which currently includes the £32 million. Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) in partnership with Unipart Manufacturing Group and The Institute for Future Transport and Cities.