Learn how to design, analyse, plan, commission and test a wide range of renewable energy systems, including photovoltaic, wind, hydro, solar thermal and biomass systems.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
The world has an increasing demand for renewable energy technologies and energy sources. In this course you’ll learn how to design photovoltaic, wind, hydro, solar thermal and biomass systems. You’ll explore how to design, analyse, plan, commission and test a wide range of renewable energy systems.
A final Honours year is embedded in this Electrical Engineering (Renewable Energy) degree, allowing you to apply everything you learn in your first three years of study. You can combine this course with a second electrical engineering major (Electrical Power Engineering, Instrumentation and Control or Industrial Computer Systems), to graduate with a double major and expand your expertise and career prospects.
If you’re looking for another pathway to study this course, you could apply for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology and transfer across to this engineering major at the end of your first year of study.
When you graduate, you can become a graduate member of Engineers Australia. You could become a Full Chartered Professional Engineer after a further three to five years of engineering work experience.
You’ll be in high demand for a range of careers in small and large scale power generation and distribution, commercial and industrial sectors, energy management consulting, mining and resource planning.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
Entry requirements for
All students will undertake at least 500 hours of approved work experience, plus complete a report outlining the experience gained, in order to complete the requirements of the degree. This work experience must be in a suitable engineering-related area and be approved by the Engineering Academic Chair.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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