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Field of Study

Renewable Energy Engineering

Master of Engineering

Advance your existing skills to a deeper level, by applying your engineering knowledge to renewable energy technologies and systems. 

The Master of Engineering (Renewable Energy Engineering) will give you a broad understanding of how the diverse range of existing and emerging renewable energy technologies fit within current energy systems, as well as the nature and magnitude of the technical and other challenges that need to be overcome in the future. Students will study core courses and a year-long research or industry based project common to the Master of Engineering, as well as electives aligned to:

  • Generation, Storage and Materials (background in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related field).
  • Power Systems (background in Electrical Engineering or related field).
  • Transport Systems and eMobility (background in Civil Engineering or related field).

Highlights

1 in Queensland for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2020

76 in the world for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Renewable energy consultant
  • Design engineer
  • Renewable energy manager
  • Project manager
  • Energy analyst
  • Project control engineer

Graduate salary

Engineering (postgraduate)

$97K–$112K

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Renewable Energy Consultant

$100,000

(Average salary)

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Professional Engineering and the Business Environment: Global Practice
  • Engineering Innovation and Leadership
  • Low Emission Technologies and Supply Systems
  • Frontiers in Renewable Energy Technologies

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