Master in Renewable Energy Systems

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 18 months

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: € 12,000 / year

  • Scholarships available

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The M.Sc. in Renewable Energy Systems is designed to produce graduates with a good theoretical and practical understanding of renewable energy technologies. The program critically investigates the energy production of wind, solar, ocean and biomass technologies from a technical and economic point of view.

Program Description

The main objective of the M.Sc. in Renewable Energy Systems is to train effective technical workers and engineers for a career in energy and, in particular, in renewable energy.
The program covers a minimum of three semesters, that is, it begins in September of the first year and ends in the following September (one calendar year).

Career progression

Graduates can progress to research doctoral programs at DkIT or other institutions.

Career options

Graduates of the M.Sc. In the Renewable Energy Systems program you will be equipped with the skill set and knowledge for crucial roles in research, design and development in companies in the energy sector.

Graduates of this program have obtained employment in a wide variety of companies in Ireland and beyond. In addition, some graduates have decided to continue their studies in the energy domain up to the doctoral level, at the Dundalk Institute of Technology and other universities.

Course delivery

The M.Sc. The degree spans a minimum of three semesters. This includes two teaching semesters and one dedicated to thesis writing.

Program structure

→ Introduction to renewable energies (mandatory)

→ Wind energy 1 (mandatory)

→ Solar energy 1 (mandatory)

→ Water Power 1 (mandatory)

→ Bioenergy 1 (mandatory)

→ Energy policy and economy (mandatory)

→ Integration to the renewable energy network (mandatory)

→ Research methods (mandatory)

→ Wind energy 2 (elective, i.e. not mandatory)

→ Ocean Energy (elective, that is, not mandatory)

→ Solar energy 2 (elective, that is, not mandatory)

→ Bioenergy 2 (elective, that is, not mandatory)

→ Writing of the research project

(mandatory for M.Sc.)

Admission requirements

  • A second-class honors degree (2.2) in a scientific or engineering discipline is the basic requirement. Candidates with alternative qualifications (officially translated into English) are also encouraged to apply. The degree and grades must be officially translated into English.
  • IELTS 6.5 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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