& Sustainable Engineering (with foundation year)*
Dedicated maths support centre
Access to industry standard software packages
Industrial visits to local companies and plants
UCAS code: HH3P
Year of entry: 2019
UCAS Tariff: 48
Duration: 4YRS (FT)
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
Affordable energy, climate change, global warming and pollution control are the biggest challenges facing mankind.
Oil will run out in your lifetime, conversely the world’s energy demand continues to accelerate creating a 'perfect energy storm'.
Most of the words energy is driven by fossil fuel which releases large amounts of Co2 into the atmosphere creating climate change. New engineering and cost effective solutions will need to emerge, be manufactured and sold to help satisfy the need for energy and to tackle the many issues surrounding sustainability.
Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s degree in renewable and sustatinable engineering equip graduates with the skills and experience needed to face these challenges and to prepare for careers working with or developing new and innovative technologies.
A unique broad range of technology areas are covered including Renewables, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction and Business lectures with case studies and field visits. Previous visits have been to Electric mountain hydro scheme, Sustainable Building Envelope Centre, Centre for alternative technology, photovoltaic manufacturing/ research centres, Land fill, Renewable Wind, hydro and Biomass plants etc.
Developed by research-active staff with strong professional and academic experience, the courses have a focus on providing students with everything they need to find a job they want.
You can also choose to study this course as a three year degree (without a foundation year) BEng (Hons) Renewable and Sustainable Engineering UCAS Code: HH36
*Subject to validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.