Master of Engineering in Renewable Energy

Master of Engineering in Renewable Energy
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This two-year master qualification provides students with specialised knowledge and professional engineering skills to prepare them for a career in the rapidly-growing renewable energy industry. The program builds on ANU’s interdisciplinary engineering focus and research expertise to give students the skills to address complex multi-disciplinary problems, while at the same time providing advanced technical knowledge in renewable energy.


The program includes specialised courses in solar, wind and other renewable technologies, utility-scale systems design, grid integration and energy efficiency. Students also have the opportunity to select electives from across the University, including courses in the complementary areas of energy policy, law and economics. 


Work Integrated Learning is an important part of the program and is delivered through the group project.

The Master of Engineering in Renewable Energy requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

72 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

  • ENGN6250 Professional Practice I 
  • ENGN8260 Professional Practice II 
  • ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering
  • ENGN8120 Systems Modelling
  • ENGN8170 Group Project (12u)
  • ENGN6524 Photovoltaic Technologies
  • ENGN6516 Energy Resources and Renewable Technologies
  • ENGN8830 Photovoltaic Power Plants 
  • ENGN8831 Integration of Renewable Energy into Power Systems and Microgrids
  • ENGN8832 Urban Energy and Energy Efficiency 
  • ENGN8833 Industrial Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation 

A minimum of 12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

  • PHYS6301 Wind Energy
  • ENGN6334 Semiconductors
  • ENGN6224 Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
  • ENGN6525 Solar Thermal Technologies

A maximum of 12 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

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