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Sustainability and Renewables

Learn to analyse and study the ongoing international renewable energy transition from a range of perspectives

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Sustainability and Renewables

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Explore the technological, economic, legal, and governmental policy aspects that are driving renewable energy. You will gain an integrated and critical understanding of renewable and clean energy technologies and issues.

You will examine the role of international and national law and policy in the area of sustainability. You’ll study renewable energy forms and sources such as:

  • wind
  • marine
  • solar energy
  • resource assessment
  • energy production
  • delivery and consumption
  • storage

You’ll also acquire skills for formulating, reviewing, analysing, and communicating insights in the area of energy governance.

You will learn about the low carbon transition, with particular reference to renewables. This will prepare you to lead in thinking and practice on vital aspects of the ongoing low carbon energy transition taking place at all levels of energy governance.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

As societies move to become more sustainable and develop low-carbon economies, this course will place you in the fast-growing area of energy, environment, society, and governance (EESG) sections of firms.

This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to take up a wide range of careers in:policy, practical management and training and research

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.