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Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Course Duration1 year/2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Fees (International Student)49500/Course
FacultySchool of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Mode of StudyBy Mixed Mode
Course Description

This multi-disciplinary programme offers courses relevant to energy resources, power generation, process engineering, environmental legislation and environmental impact, energy in buildings as well as business courses. Through its portfolio of options, this programme is accessible to graduates from many Engineering and Science degrees.

The aims of the programme are to provide a practical and theoretical grounding in technologies and wider knowledge and skills relevant to the Energy sector for the practising engineer as well as decision making managers and policy makers.

Heriot-Watt recognises that learning needs to be flexible and this programme allows experienced and recent graduates to tailor the programme content and structure to their specific needs.


Core courses

  • Foundations of Energy
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Technology Futures and Business Strategy
  • Critical Analysis and Research Preparation
  • Master’s Dissertation

Optional courses (select four)

Optional courses are subject to availability

  • Economics of Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Demand Management and Energy Storage
  • Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Building Energy Management



In accordance with our normal practice, our professionally orientated programmes are designed to meet the educational requirements for membership of relevant professional institutions, and we are seeking accreditation from the Energy Institute for Further Learning for Chartered Engineer (CEng). 

Entry Requirements

A relevant first or second class Honours degree in a physical science or engineering discipline, or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.

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Career Prospects

The programme aims to equip graduates with a broad, yet detailed overview of energy resources, conversion, and use, as well as the socio-economic and environmental impacts of energy-related activities. The programme provides a broad introduction to current energy issues and specialist knowledge and skills to analyse, appraise, or design energy systems or equipment.

Typical careers include: Energy Consultants, Energy Device Manufacturers, Developers or Operators of Installations, Energy Managers, Offshore Industry, Government Organisations, Community Organisations.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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