University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Energy Futures, Renewables

Address:

University of Aberdeen, Kings College

St Mary's Building

Aberdeen, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Energy Futures, Renewables

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students get both a theoretical and practical grounding for future managers of energy projects. Teaching is by specialist staff drawn from Engineering, Chemistry, Geography and Environment, and the Energy Industry each of whom are highly regarded in their field of expertise. The programme is constantly updated to reflect the current and future needs of the energy industry. One of the main features of the MSc Programme is its interdisciplinary nature, being suitable for students with mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical and other suitable engineering backgrounds. In special cases, the Programme is also made available to those with relevant science backgrounds.

Accreditation:

NA

International Student Requirements:

Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a UK Honours degree (or an honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth) in any branch of Engineering at a 2:1 (upper second) class or above; or honours degree in a relevant Physical Sciences subject also at 2:1 or above. International applicants are also required to provide proof of proficiency in English (6.5 in IELTS examination or 580 in TOEFL). Candidates for whom English is not a native tongue are accepted on condition that their proficiency allows them to learn from Lectures, take part in Tutorials, and write essays and examinations in the prescribed time. They may be asked to take a compulsory test in English soon after arrival in Aberdeen, and, if necessary, attend a remedial course in the English Language Laboratory at Old Aberdeen.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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