MSc Renewable Energy and Clean Technology / Course details
Year of entry: 2024
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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|
|Introduction to Power Systems||EEEN60401||15||Mandatory|
|Interfacing clean energy systems||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|
|Techniques for Research and Industry||EEEN61352||15||Mandatory|
With access to an extensive range of leading facilities , you will get hands-on with industry-standard equipment - improving your knowledge and skills, and preparing you for work post-graduation. Our flagship facilities include the High Voltage Lab and Photon Science Institute .
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