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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(12 m) 12 month(s)
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 10,215
Course Miscellanous Fees:


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Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time, Part Time
Awarding University:
Heriot-Watt University, UK

MSc Energy

  Institution: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Field Of Study:
Agriculture & Environment, Science & Mathematics
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Course Intake:

KPT/JPS (PA 2722) 03/18

Programme overview

This multi-disciplinary programme offers courses relevant to energy resources, power generation, process engineering, environmental legislation and environmental impact, energy in buildings as well as business courses. Through its portfolio of options, this programme is accessible to graduates from many Engineering and Science degrees.

The aims of the programme are to provide a practical and theoretical grounding in technologies and wider knowledge and skills relevant to the Energy sector for the practising engineer as well as decision making managers and policy makers.

Heriot-Watt recognises that learning needs to be flexible and this programme allows experienced and recent graduates to tailor the programme content and structure to their specific needs.

Programme content

Core Courses

Foundations of Energy
Renewable Energy Technologies
Technology Futures and Business Strategy
Critical Analysis and Research Preparation
Masters Dissertation

Optional Courses (select four)

Economics of Renewable Energy Engineering
Environmental Impact Assessment
Demand Management and Energy Storage
Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers
Electrical Power Systems
High Voltage Engineering
Building Energy Management
Optional Courses are subject to availability


In accordance with our normal practice, our professionally orientated programmes are designed to meet the educational requirements for membership of relevant professional institutions, and we are seeking accreditation from the Energy Institute for Further Learning for Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Career opportunities

The programme aims to equip graduates with a broad, yet detailed overview of energy resources, conversion, and use, as well as the socio-economic and environmental impacts of energy-related activities. The programme provides a broad introduction to current energy issues and specialist knowledge and skills to analyse, appraise, or design energy systems or equipment.

Typical careers include: Energy Consultants, Energy Device Manufacturers, Developers or Operators of Installations, Energy Managers, Offshore Industry, Government Organisations, Community Organisations.

Assessment methods

Assessment of the taught component is through a balance of examinations and coursework.

Source: Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia