Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM) MSc; PGDip; PGCert;Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules 

MSc: 12 months full time; 60 months maximum part time
PGDip: 9 months full time; 60 months maximum part time
PGCert: 6 months minimum full time; 36 months maximum part time
CPD modules: dependent on module


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000 (MSc); £4,170 (PGDip); £2,085 (PGCert) part time £3,250 (MSc); £2,335 (PGDip)
International: full time £15,990 (MSc); £10,830 (PGDip); £5,415 (PGCert) part time fees

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme is designed for students from a range of backgrounds who want to develop knowledge and expertise in renewable energy, enterprise and management. The programme covers issues such as: the social, political and economic climate in which renewable energy must work; the environmental impact of renewable energy exploitation; planning and managing the future development and direction of the renewable energy industry; and starting and running a business.

REEM is recognised by the Energy Institute as an appropriate educational qualification for Membership.


This programme is delivered by a combination of distance learning and one-week intensive schools. All students take compulsory modules, and Certificate, Diploma and MSc students take a further number of optional modules.

Diploma and MSc students then undertake a research project.

Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as geography, planning, surveying, business, economics, social policy, politics, product design, industrial management, environmental management, physical or earth sciences. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications who have significant, relevant industry experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme as students may start at any point during the year. However, there may be deadlines for funding opportunities. International students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place. 

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:

School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3680

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Energy.