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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Energy Engineering

UCAS Code: H801

Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Must include Maths, plus GCSE Physics and English at grade C or above, or equivalent.

Scottish Higher

B,C,C

Must include Maths at grade C or above. Plus National 5 Physics or Engineering Science and English at grade C or above, or equivalent.

UCAS Tariff

64-69

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

88%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Energy engineering

If you are interested in the role energy has to play in the future of engineering the BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering degree is for you. The degree has been designed to meet the needs of the industry ensuring you will be highly employable after graduation. You will explore both conventional energy systems and renewable energy technologies. You will also undertake an engineering project, which will showcase your skills and knowledge in solving an industry-related problem to prospective employers. The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council and will provide you with the full academic requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
International
£12,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Perth College UHI

Inverness College UHI

Lews Castle College UHI

North Highland College UHI

Department:

Engineering and the Built Environment

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