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MScEnergy Systems and Thermal Processes

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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Overview

Rational and economic use of energy, with the least damage to the environment, is vital for the future of our planet. Achieving energy efficiency and reducing environmental pollution are increasingly important aspects of professional engineering. This course equips graduates and practicing engineers with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental issues of energy thrift in the industrial and commercial sectors.

The MSc in Energy Systems and Thermal Processes, established in 1972, was the first of its type to be instituted in Europe, and remains the most prestigious degree in technical energy management in the UK. The course has evolved over the past 40 years from discussions with industrial experts, employers, sponsors and previous students. The content of the study programme is updated regularly to reflect changes arising from technical advances, economic factors and changes in legislation, regulations and standards.

In addition to management, communication, team work and research skills, each student will attain at least the following outcomes from this degree course: – Demonstrate competence in the current concepts and theories governing energy flows, heat transfer and energy conversions – Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the issues involved in the management of energy in industry and commerce, and the design of energy-efficient systems and processes – Effectively acquire and critically review information from various sources – Apply effectively learnt techniques and technologies to achieve cost-effective conservation of energy and reduction of environmental pollution in industrial/commercial applications – Assess the potential and viability of energy policies and projects and making informed judgement in the absence of complete data.

Programme structure

The taught programme for the Energy Systems and Thermal Processes masters is generally delivered from October to March and is comprised of eight compulsory taught modules and one optional module to select from a choice of three. A typical module consists of five days of intensive postgraduate level structured lectures, tutorials or workshops covering advanced aspects of each subject.

Career opportunities

There is a considerable demand for environmentally aware energy specialists with in-depth technical knowledge and practical skills. Cranfield industry-led education makes graduates of this program some of the most desirable in the world for recruitment by companies and organisations competing in the energy sector.

Graduates of the course have been successful in gaining employment in energy, environmental and engineering consultancies and design practices, research organisations and government departments. A number of our MSc graduates follow further research studies leading to PhD degrees at Cranfield and in other academic institutions.

Recent graduates have gained positions with: – Alstom Power – Blue Circle Cement – British Gas – Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka – DELPHI Automotive Systems, Mexico – Electrolux, Denmark – Energy Saving Trust – Environmental Agency – Ministry of Energy (Botswana, Jordan, Tanzania, Uganda) – Powergen – Scottish Power – Unilever.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States