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BEng (Hons) Renewable and Sustainable Engineering (with Foundation Year)

Wrexham University

Our renewable and sustainable engineering degree tackles some of the biggest challenges facing mankind today - affordable energy, climate change, energy security and pollution control.From studying the foundation year, learners will be able to develop with knowledge, understanding and skills of Engineering-based disciplines and their applications which help learners prepare for further years of study and success in engineering degree. For students wanting to be at the forefront of new engineering and cost-effective solutions that will help satisfy the need for renewable energy, this degree could be your next step.Developed by research-active staff with strong professional and academic experience, the course focuses on providing students with the skills and experience needed for careers, working with and developing innovative technologies in a variety of sectors, including renewable energy, sustainable technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business and many more.Numerous case studies and field visits throughout the course, give the degree real-world context. Previous visits have included trips to Electric Mountain (hydro scheme), Wind and Solar farms, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), photovoltaic manufacturing/ research centres, hydro and biomass plants.Key Course Features:•Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.•Excellent facilities that include well-equipped computer-aided design laboratories, modern electronics laboratories, specialist manufacturing systems, simulation software, industry-standard instrumentation laboratories, industry specification. Rapid Prototyping facility (fused deposition method) Subsonic wind tunnel laboratory and well-equipped thermo-fluid dynamics lab including a fully operational Pelton wheel and Francis turbine.•Small class sizes allow for strong tutorial and laboratory experiment support and advice.•Dedicated maths support for students.•There are opportunities for industrial visits to local companies, wind farms, biomass plants, Hydro plants and the centre for alternative technology.•You will have access to industry standard software packages such as Altium Designer, Multisim, HP VEE, MATLAB & Simulink, Abaqus, AutoCAD, Fluent, Pro Engineer, SolidWorks.

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Requirements

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4 years

Duration

Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time