Climate change is a major challenge for the 21st century, requiring an alternative supply of cleaner energy from renewable sources. This course is designed with an engineering focus that deals with applications, combined with the business element; applicable whether you work for a large organization or a small-to-medium-size enterprise.
You will gain skills and expert knowledge in solar power, wind power, biofuel, and fuel cell technologies, renewable energy business, and management. You will use computer-aided simulation technologies such as Polysun for solar-energy applications, WindPRO for wind farm applications, and Gabi for life cycle assessment in biomass applications. Through option modules, you will be able to specialize in project engineering and management, risk management, or engineering design and development. Advanced topics include 3D solid modeling and simulation, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and simulation.
Reasons to choose Kingston University
- You will prepare for a career in a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, petroleum, power, and manufacturing.
- The course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) if you already have an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc(Hons).
- Kingston has excellent industrial links which have developed throughout many countries. Some examples include work with: Matra-Marconi Space; Ericsson; Balfour Beatty; the National Health Service; and British Gas.