Students will study the following taught modules:
Renewable Energy I & Hydro, Tidal, Wave, and Bio-energy
Renewable Energy II & Wind, Solar, and Geothermal
Solids Resource Management
Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
Plus 2 from the following optional modules:
Hydrogen& Fuel Vector for the Future
Energy and Environmental Legislation and Policy
Advanced Materials for Energy Applications
Anaerobic Treatment Processes
Analytical Science and the Environment
You will also complete a substantial project, usually in conjunction with industry, energy/environmental consultancy firms, governmental regulatory agencies, local authorities or within our Sustainable Environment Research Centre.
The subjects taught within the MSc are underpinned by high quality research which was rated as being mainly internationally excellent or world leading in RAE 2008. This included research in hydrogen energy, bio-energy, anaerobic digestion, process monitoring and control, combustion processes, and waste and wastewater treatment systems.
Learning and teaching methods
Full-time students spend about 12 hours in lectures, seminars, tutorials, and computing and laboratory-based practical sessions each week, plus research and background reading. We have an exciting programme of site visits and fieldwork trips.