• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Governments and industries have realised that energy production and utilisation have to be balanced by being more environmentally conscious and energy efficient. Energy Engineering (Hons) from De Montfort University will address theoretical and practical aspects of energy production, storage and utilisation.

About

Energy Engineering (Hons) course from De Montfort University is a contemporary course that is strongly underpinned by traditional engineering modules that at the same time provides specialisation in the utilisation and efficient use of conventional and renewable energy sources for power generation and modern energy storage solutions, complemented with elements of energy economics. 

The production and utilisation of energy has been a key global issue for many decades and until recently the main focus has been to produce energy using fossil fuels purely for the economic development of nations, with little emphasis on environmental impact. Recently the outlook towards energy usage has changed. 

Teaching and assessments

You will be taught by a team of expert staff with excellent track record in teaching and in energy related research. You will be supported to gain a sound understanding of the principles of energy engineering, along with the development of design, problem solving and personal skills that will enable you to study successfully and embark on a rewarding career. 

Teaching is delivered using a variety of techniques, including lectures, tutorials, case studies and laboratory classes. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) will be implemented to support your learning with easy access to lecture notes, recorded lectures and additional online learning materials.

Graduate Careers

The series of specialist modules in this degree programme have been designed to include knowledge and skills required in the energy engineering sector. Students will have the ability to work in areas of production, utilisation, storage and management of energy; areas of design, research and development, environment control and policy making. Graduate careers exist in the conventional and renewable energy sectors and automotive industries, government and environment agencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
       four years full-time with placement
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Maths 
  • Mechanical Principles - Statics 
  • Materials Engineering 
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Principles - Dynamics
  • Design and Manufacture Programming 
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Energy Economics & Policy
  • Low Carbon Energy Technology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics or equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally 112 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent, including one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Physics at grade C or
  • Engineering or Physics BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM 
  • English and Maths GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ points with Maths or Physics at higher level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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