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Choose the University of Aberdeen for postgraduate renewable energy courses

You’re in expert hands

We’ve been training energy professionals for decades and delivering online learning for over 20 years.

Learn with renewable energy pioneers

Join a UK university leading research and development in renewables, carbon capture, fuel cells, digitalisation and more.

20% alumni discount

University of Aberdeen graduates enjoy 20% off postgraduate online short courses and degrees.

Earn accredited renewable energy qualifications

Our online MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering is triple-accredited by the:

  • Energy Institute
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Home to the Centre for Energy Transition

The CET is our central hub for energy-related research and education.

It’s responsible for leading research and training to support the UK’s transition to a green economy.

What’s it like to upskill into a renewable energy career?

Whether you’re new to the energy sector, or an existing energy professional, our qualifications will help you make the move into sustainable energy.

From engineer to renewable energy consultant

Meet Jolanda. Originally a chemical engineer, she used our online short courses to gain the skills she needed to move into her dream career in renewables.

See what upskilling in renewables was like for Jolanda

Online courses for renewable energy careers

Our renewable energy qualifications are recognised by industry and educational institutions around the world, opening up international opportunities.

They can prepare you to find work in a range of energy-related roles, including:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Scientist or Analyst
  • Energy and Sustainability Adviser
  • Energy Infrastructure Planner
  • Energy Lawyer
  • Energy System Operator
  • Renewable Energy Consultant, Specialist or Researcher
  • Renewable Energy Engineer
  • Risk, Safety and Environmental Engineer
  • Strategic Energy Adviser
  • or pursue a PhD and an academic career.

Respected renewable energy degrees

You’ll earn exactly the same globally recognised Masters degree online as you would on campus.


Flexible hours and 24/7 access, so you can study when it suits you.

One-to-one careers advice

Use our professional career-planning service throughout your studies, and beyond.

Study renewable energy on campus instead

If you’d rather study renewable energy on campus, we have lots of postgraduate on-campus options.

See on-campus renewable energy courses