Postgraduate

Master of Renewable and Future Energy

Gain industry-relevant advanced knowledge for a career in renewable energy technologies.

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Student Central

The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009

Telephone

131 UWA (131 892)

International

(+61 8) 6488 1000

Hours

8.30am - 5pm AWST, Monday - Friday

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Careers and further study

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Career Pathways

A Master of Renewable and Future Energy unlocks a wide range of career opportunities within the renewable and future energy industry in Australia and internationally.
A Master of Renewable and Future Energy unlocks a wide range of career opportunities within the renewable and future energy industry in Australia and internationally.

Further Study

Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.
Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
96
Average Annual Fee - 2022
$8,825.24
Typical Fee Range - 2022
$3,985.00 - $14,630.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2021
$82,800.00
Total Course Fee - 2022
$85,600.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a UWA Master of Professional Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) successfully completed prior tertiary study in electrical and electronic engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering, or in a related cognate discipline as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

As new technologies for the energy sector develop, students will be equipped to adapt and evolve alongside industry changes. The breadth and depth covered through interdisciplinary collaborations within the School of Engineering offers an opportunity to gain more in-depth technical knowledge and skills to tackle the current challenges and opportunities that come with an uptake of renewable energy and distributed renewable energy in microgrids.

About the course

With research expertise in both traditional and renewable energy this course takes advantage of the growing trend of renewables in remote and small communities of Western Australia (WA), leveraging strong connections with local industry partners working in the energy sector.
Master of Renewable and Future Energy

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62560
CRICOS code
  • 0100266
Master of Renewable and Future Energy
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62560
CRICOS code
  • 0100266
Full time/part time duration
  • 1.5 to 2 years of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study depending on previous engineering discipline completed.
TISC Codes

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Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Conversion
Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from this group.
Core
Take all units (48 points):
Option
Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points:

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Why study this course?

  1. The MRFE is in sync with the rapidly expanding renewable energy industry in Australia and around the world, and covers the transition to renewables, microgrid and smart-grid technology, as well as chemical renewable and storage. 
  2. With UWA’s research expertise in both traditional and renewable energy this course takes advantage of the growing trend of renewables in remote and small communities of Western Australia (WA), leveraging strong connections with local industry partners working in the energy sector. 
  3. Industry Connections. A key feature of this course is its strong engagement with industry and the potential to undertake industry based work. This is primarily through the course's Industry Advisory Panel, which is made up of energy sector specialists from a wide range of organisations. Learn from world leading experts and specialists who provide further insight into the future development of the energy sector and lead course innovation. MRFE students will also have access to a vast range of opportunities to network with industry, develop professional skills and connect with a dynamic cohort of students from around the world.