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Cardiff University: Sustainable Energy and Environment

Institution Cardiff University
Department School of Engineering View department profile
Telephone 029 2087 0084
Study type Taught


Climate change, the global consumption of energy and the use of fossil fuels to provide us with heat, power and transportation are all engineering challenges which need addressing now and in the future. Solutions to these long-term problems will require graduates who can work in an increasingly multidisciplinary environment. This course will offer you the knowledge and expertise you will need in relation to sustainable energy and the environmental impact of energy systems. You will develop an understanding of current problems and new insights which are at the forefront of sustainable energy systems and the environment.

The course aims to produce postgraduate specialists who can demonstrate mastery of a broad spectrum of advanced engineering principles to the technological, financial, regulatory, managerial and ethical problems encountered in the sustainable energy and environmental profession. You will be able to show originality in the application of your knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in this topical subject area.

Distinctive features: - This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

  • You will develop a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to your own research or advanced scholarship and have access to the excellent research facilities available in the School.

  • The course lecturers have considerable experience of working on a wide range of practical environmental hydraulics project and their models have been mounted by over 35 companies for over 80 world-wide EIA projects and by over 45 universities in 17 countries.

  • The School of Engineering received the highest rating in the UK for its research and its research impact in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

Accreditations: - Energy Institute (EI)

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)


Cardiff University
School of Engineering

Cardiff University's School of Engineering is one of the UK's leading engineering schools, conducting internationally renowned research alongside teaching that places students at the centre of the learning experience.

We attract postgraduate and undergraduate students from around the world. There are approximately 1,600 undergraduate students and more than 400 postgraduate students enrolled on courses at the School. We offer a wide range of postgraduate degree programmes to suit the needs of our students. There is a vibrant research culture within the School and we pride ourselves on conducting research that has valuable real world applications …

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