University of South Wales

Master in Renewable Energy and Resource Management - Máster en Energías Renovables y Gestión de Recursos

University of South Wales
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Gales
  • Precio:
    Información no disponible
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Gales
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    MSc Renewable Energy and Resource Managment
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    Presentación

    The course is based in the Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) a leading and internationally recognised centre for over 30 years. SERC is home to The Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion and the University of South Wales Centre for Renewable Hydrogen Research and Demonstration,

    The UK Governments Low Carbon Transition Plan details how the Government plans to meet its 2020 GHG emissions targets. It predicts that as a result of its actions that 1.2 million green jobs will be created and 40% of electricity production will be from low carbon resources. It is predicted that £110bn of investment will be necessary to meet the targets as currently set out. The picture is similar across the EU and the rest of the world. There is a significant need for individuals with the expertise necessary to help meet those targets.

    Requisitos

    Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above

    English language qualifications:
    GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
    IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
    TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
    Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
    Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
    City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
    Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
    Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.

    Objetivos

    This MSc in Renewable Energy and Resource Management will provide the wealth of knowledge and skills needed for employment in a range of public and fast-growing commercial green sector roles. Your studies will increase your knowledge and understanding of the generation and provision of renewable energy, hydrogen, water, wastewater treatment and solid wastes management. You will become familiar with the impact of policy and legislation, renewable energy technologies, waste management hierarchy and techniques, and water and wastewater treatment. You will also train in relevant computing software, and analytical and monitoring equipment used by industry.

    Programa

    Students will study the following taught modules:

    Renewable Energy I & Hydro, Tidal, Wave, and Bio-energy
    Renewable Energy II & Wind, Solar, and Geothermal
    Solids Resource Management
    Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
    Plus 2 from the following optional modules:

    Hydrogen& Fuel Vector for the Future
    Energy and Environmental Legislation and Policy
    Advanced Materials for Energy Applications
    Anaerobic Treatment Processes
    Analytical Science and the Environment
    You will also complete a substantial project, usually in conjunction with industry, energy/environmental consultancy firms, governmental regulatory agencies, local authorities or within our Sustainable Environment Research Centre.

    The subjects taught within the MSc are underpinned by high quality research which was rated as being mainly internationally excellent or world leading in RAE 2008. This included research in hydrogen energy, bio-energy, anaerobic digestion, process monitoring and control, combustion processes, and waste and wastewater treatment systems.

    Learning and teaching methods


    Full-time students spend about 12 hours in lectures, seminars, tutorials, and computing and laboratory-based practical sessions each week, plus research and background reading. We have an exciting programme of site visits and fieldwork trips.

    Salidas profesionales

    This MSc is designed to develop cutting-edge knowledge and high-level practical skills relevant to many areas of postgraduate employment, particularly managerial, regulatory, scientific and technological roles related to energy and the environment. These include local authorities, government regulatory agencies, manufacturing industries, energy and environmental consultancy companies, waste management companies, water companies, environmental and energy advice centres, research centres, academia, and national and international non-governmental organisations.

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