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University of Portsmouth MEng Renewable Energy Engineering
University of Portsmouth

MEng Renewable Energy Engineering

Southsea, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time

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GBP 9,250 *


* for UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students/EU residents | £18,300/year: international students


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The UK Government has committed £12 billion of funding for a Green Industrial Revolution. Join the fight against climate change, find solutions to society's reliance on fossil fuels and be part of the next great energy transformation.

In this Renewable Energy Engineering degree, you'll study a branch of engineering that focuses on powering the world sustainably. From energy conversion and storage technology to low carbon heating systems, electrical circuit analysis and large network grids, you'll develop the engineering skills and technical knowledge you need to design, assess and improve electrical, renewable and alternative energy systems that benefit the climate and society.

Follow in the footsteps of engineers who worked on radical advancements such as solar-powered drones and the hydrogen fuel used to heat and power green homes.

BEng or MEng?

You can study this course as a 3-year Bachelor's degree (BEng) or a 4-year integrated Master's degree (MEng). The MEng allows you to achieve a Master’s degree with just one extra year of undergraduate study, further enhancing your career prospects.

Course highlights

  • Design renewable energy systems for electricity, transport or heating applications for residential and commercial markets.
  • Use cost analysis to compare renewable energy technologies with traditional fuel systems from the points of view of business, industry and maintenance.
  • Get a better understanding of solar PV, wind turbines, batteries, hydrogen energy, energy-efficient buildings and sustainable transport.
  • Learn about many aspects of smart grid management, energy storage, charging of electric vehicles and system automation.
  • Work in the industry on optional modules or your optional placement year, networking with and working alongside established experts and prospective employers.


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