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Renewable Energy Systems Technology MSc

Programme information

This MSc is aimed at engineers and natural scientists pursuing or wishing to pursue a career in the renewable energy sector, particularly those in technical positions e.g. systems designers, technical consultants and R&D engineers and scientists.

You will learn about the latest advances in clean power developments and how to design and develop benign renewable energy solutions that can be implemented in countries around the world.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in any engineering or physical science.

Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.



You will be assessed by a combination of examination, coursework and class presentations as well as a dissertation on an agreed topic.

Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.

Future Career Prospects

There is a worldwide shortage of skilled engineers in this field and so the combination of hands on experience with global industry standard tools and techniques and the strong theoretical knowledge which graduates of this programme acquire, makes them highly attractive to employers.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 £9,000 £20,500

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.


A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.