Newcastle University

Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

Renewable Energy Flexible Training Programme (REFLEX)


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate & Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme, approved by the Energy Institute, is specifically designed to meet the needs of an expanding and developing renewable energy industry in the UK and beyond. It provides fully integrated mechanical, electrical, chemical, marine/offshore engineering and economic/policy training to ensure students receive a comprehensive understanding of the complete renewable energy technology industry.
For the MSc you take 12 compulsory modules (120 credits) and a research project and report (60 credits). For the Postgraduate Diploma you take nine modules (90 credits) and a research project and report (30 credits). For the Postgraduate Certificate you take six modules (60 credits).Each module is delivered by a combination of distance learning and a one-week intensive school. There are 12 renewable energy modules: resources; generation and energy conversion; marine and offshore devices; marine and offshore structures and systems; electrical generation systems; grid systems; energy management; policy, politics and ethics; mechanical power transmission; wind and hydro-energy technology; hydrogen and fuel cell technology; biomass and waste technology. Each module offered is also designed as a stand-alone CPD module.


This programme is approved by the Energy Institute.
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