Loughborough University
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Loughborough University

Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST)

Distance Learning with CREST

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CREST's online distance learning MSc offers you the ultimate learning flexibility

Based upon our renowned full-time MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology, this part time online distance learning programme offers flexibility in terms of place, pace and learning mode for students who are unabe to study full-time. Since 2001, over 700 students around the world have taken the opportunity to study part-time towards the same accredited CREST MSc award as our full-time students. And our experience has shown that as a CREST distance learning graduate, you will be just as attractive to prospective employers as your full-time MSc colleagues!

CREST is renowned for its innovative learning methods which help ensure that, as a distance learning student, you have the best possible MSc experience. The rich array of learning and teaching resources available online enable both full time and distance learning students to achieve equivalent advanced learning outcomes.

Like the full time version of the course, it is fully accredited by major UK engineering institutions, including the IET, IMechE and Energy Institute. This is an important stamp of quality for any MSc programme when seeking employment as a graduate.


We are now considering applications for our *February 2019 entry (Deadline date for application is 10 December 2018).   Apply now! 

*Module choice is limited in Semester 2; please contact Jenny Evans for further details.









In the first instance please contact Jenny Evans, the Distance Learning Administrator if you have any questions.

Accredited programmes

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All our Masters programmes are accredited and successful completion contributes towards a Chartered Engineer application.


How to apply