Postgraduate

Renewable Energy Enterprise Mgt MSc

Renewable Energy, Enterprise and Management (REEM) MSc

MSc - full time: 12 months, part time - up to 60 months
CPD modules are available

Profile

Our Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM) MSc is a unique multi-disciplinary course blending appropriate project evaluation techniques and business enterprise with awareness of the potential of renewable energy technologies.


Your course during COVID-19

Whilst things will not be the same when you join us in September, this course page is intended to give you insight into what to expect from your course and your learning experience for the duration of your degree.

We have updated all course information where there are specific changes in the first semester.

Facilities

Most of our student services are now available online. As COVID-19 restrictions lift, we'll be opening up our on-campus facilities as soon as it is safe to do so, so that you can get the best out of your studies.

Your learning experience

Your teaching will be a mixture of online and in-person on-campus teaching. In semester one, as a result of physical distancing requirements, all lecture materials will be delivered online along with many tutorials, workshops and labs.

Our aim, if Government guidance allows us, is to deliver up to three hours of labs, seminars and tutorial teaching in-person on campus where this is possible and safe to do so. We'll review this regularly and plan to return to full in-person, on-campus teaching in semester two if restrictions allow.

If you’re studying for an MRes, MMus or MLitt programme, the number of hours may vary from this. For more information, please contact your supervisor or academic school.

Assessment

In semester one, we will not be running face-to-face, on-campus examinations. We will instead use different approaches to assessment. These will test and support your learning.

Field trips

We will be running some but not all of our planned field trips. Some of those that do run, will be run virtually. For those that do not run, we will be offering alternative learning activities. These learning activities will give you the opportunity to achieve the same learning.

Work placements

There may be some restrictions on work placement opportunities. 

Further information

Our COVID-19 Study page gives more information about your Newcastle University 2020 study experience.

Terms and conditions and student complaints

The University has terms and conditions which create a positive environment for learning and academic achievement.

Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitments outlined are subject to the guidelines that may be in place at the time.


About this course

This MSc is designed for both practising professionals and graduates in a diverse range of disciplines including:

  • geography
  • planning
  • surveying
  • business
  • economics
  • social policy
  • politics
  • product design
  • industrial management
  • environmental management
  • physical or earth science

The course supports those without prior technical education in energy who want to apply management, planning or business skills in expanding renewable energy developments. The main focus is developing your enterprise, culture and capability. We support and require you to be innovative in order to address some of the biggest challenges in the sector, or to seek out opportunities for new products and services.

Sustainability is one of our three key societal themes at Newcastle University. A great advantage of this MSc is that modules and projects are led by staff from across our Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, enabling you to get involved in, and build on our many strong research teams.

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Testing of Evopod Tidal Turbine in our Wind Wave Current Tank

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Student Profile

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Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

Modules for 2020 entry

Continuous professional development

Individual modules can be taken as continuing professional development (CPD).

Module changes

Course content changes 

The information above is intended to provide an example of what you will study.

Our teaching is informed by research. Course content changes periodically to reflect developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Optional module availability

Student demand for optional modules may affect availability.

Full details of the modules on offer will be published through the Programme Regulations and Specifications ahead of each academic year. This usually happens in May.

To find out more please see our terms and conditions.

Careers

Curious about what our graduates have gone on to do? Find out about opportunities they’ve pursued, and how we can help you develop your career.

Graduate destinations

We'll prepare you for a wide range of careers across the globe. Our graduates have gone on to destinations including:

  • AR POWER
  • Blackfinch Group
  • Durham County Council
  • Durham University
  • Gentoo
  • ILF Business Consultant
  • Julies Bicycle
  • North East Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Peel Energy
  • PetroRayna Resources
  • SEGRO plc
  • The Energy Hub
  • US Army

This course also provides a route into PhD level study.

Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service will help you to explore your options and make informed choices to achieve your career goals.

Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2020-2021 fees

If your studies last longer than one year your fee may be subject to an annual inflationary increase.

The fees displayed here are per year.

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2020 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 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

You do not need prior engineering or physical science education or experience. If you don't have this, you must be prepared to learn about the science of energy. This includes appreciating how renewable energy technology interacts with economic, environmental, social, political and business issues.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant industry experience.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering our Pre-sessional courses online only from June to September 2020.

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

Start dates

If you are a full time student you will start in SeptemberPart time students can start in September or January.

There is no application closing date for this course. We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.