The need for new global supplies of affordable sustainable energy is perhaps the greatest single challenge facing the world this century. As a result, there is an increasing demand for specialists in sustainable energy.
On this Sustainable Energy Systems MSc course at Queen Mary University of London, you’ll be at the forefront of innovation in this field. We’ll build on your existing expertise to give you a sound knowledge of the principles behind existing sustainable energy systems, including wind and solar energy, biofuels and energy storage technologies. You’ll also gain the skills to design and develop new technologies.
The course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the sector: you’ll gain skills in engineering and materials research, as well as economic and management insights into energy policy developments. This will give you an enviably broad understanding of the subject – and a wide range of specialist skills to boost your career.
You’ll also be integrated in to one of our research teams and work on an energy-systems-related project, supervised by one of our research staff. You’ll have access to our excellent facilities, enabling you to conduct cutting edge research that can lead to publication at scientific conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.
You’ll leave this MSc as a very well-qualified graduate, with opportunities for employment in many leading industries as well as in research.
Our Industrial Liaison Forum gives you a chance to network with our industrial partners and build your professional contacts.
Graduates from SEMS postgraduate programmes have gone onto a diverse range of job roles including:
- Engineering Professionals – Civil, Design, Electrical, Mechanical
- Medical Scientist
- Management Consultant
SEMS graduates have skills that are sought after by a wide range of industries, employers include:
- Jaguar Land Rover
- Prepare you as a specialist with unique expertise in the fundamentals of energy and the environment, their applications, and the ability to stay abreast of the field.
- Allow you to have a good knowledge and understanding of existing technologies as well as the ability to contribute to the design and development of new technologies and devices in this field.
- Teach you how to develop new technologies to extract energy from diverse energy sources