MSc Marine Renewable Energy

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society Heriot Watt University (Online) in Edinburgh - United Kingdom
Degree Masters
Mode Online
Duration 3 years
Fees (Per year) 8,880 GBP
  • Semester start
  • Application deadline
  • Semester start
  • Application deadline

Program Overview

This MSc is designed as a multidisciplinary transition programme relevant to students from a wide variety of backgrounds wishing to apply their knowledge and experience in the renewable energy industry. The taught part of the programme addresses the technical, environmental and economic drivers that are shaping the marine renewable energy industry. An individual research project then allows students to specialise in a topic of their choice.

The programme team has strong links with stakeholders in marine renewables and has unique experience and expertise gained at the geographical heart of marine renewables in the UK. A strong emphasis is placed on project work that simulates real working situations and international examples.

Programme duration

Online Learning: 3 - 8 years. On average, the PgDip courses studied via online learning are completed in 2-3 years, while MSc courses are completed in 3-7 years. Most students intend to complete their studies via online learning within 2-3 years.

Message to University