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MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies

2020 Details

Programme Commencing:

September 2020

Programme duration:

12 Months

MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies

This Masters will afford graduates from an engineering, physical science or environmental related degree the opportunity to focus their career direction and specialise in the growing sustainable energy sector. You will become an expert in the following areas:

  • Development and optimisation of renewable energy resource exploitation
  • Efficiency in energy generation and utilisation pathways (including energy conservation)
  • Mitigation of environmental impacts
  • Preparation for business innovation and job creations opportunities in Renewable Energy
  • Systems technology development.
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Entrepreneurship

This Masters will lead graduates to employment opportunities with companies focussing on:

  • Waste to energy
  • Biogas plants
  • Ethanol production facilities
  • District heating operations
  • Renewable energy research laboratories
  • Facilities utilising wind energy
  • Solar energy
  • Biomass and hydrogen energy
  • Energy utility companies and research institutions.


Engineering at UCD is highly attractive to students due to the exposure to world leading researchers and the significant career prospects.

  • UCD is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutes worldwide.
  • Degrees with high employability with dedicated careers support.
  • Ireland’s largest and most international university.
  • Established in 1854 with 160 years of teaching and research excellence.

what will i study?

The MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies Masters involves lectures, laboratory, group work and a research thesis project.


  • BioFuels & Bioresources
  • Energy Systems & Environment
  • LCA
  • Environmental Law
  • Entrepreneurship & Biotech
  • Research Methods


  • Waste to Energy
  • Air Pollution
  • LCA Application
  • Energy Systems Integration
  • Thesis

Ireland’s largest and most international university

Entry Requirements:

A good honours degree (2.2 or higher) in engineering, physical science or environmental related degree. Other disciplines may be considered if they include strong mathematical, technological, and analytical skills. Holders of Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in the relevant areas, but with sufficient industrial/work experience will also be considered.

Other courses of interest:

MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies MSc Environmental Technology MEngSc Food Engineering

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