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Undergraduate subject

Sustainable Energy Engineering

12 February 2024
This minor will give students insight into the various kinds of energy, and ways in which these can be improved and balanced with the energy spent acquiring raw materials.


Sustainable Energy Engineering


Sustainable Energy Engineering explores how we generate and store energy from sources such as natural gas, oil, and solar, and produce products such as electrical power, fuels, and batteries.

You will also learn about environmental issues and moves towards sustainable engineering and renewable energy.

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Sustainable Energy Engineering

What will my study involve?

  • Practical lab work learning how to improve various kinds of energy.
  • Identifying opportunities to reduce energy demand.
  • Individual and group design and research projects.

Sustainable Energy Engineering

Career opportunities

Knowledge of energy management will prepare you to meet the increasing demand in industries, ranging from wind to solar to carbon power generation. You will also be a great source of expertise in environmental effects and sustainable engineering practice.

Career pathways could include:

  • power suppliers
  • operations and site management
  • renewable energy and sustainability
  • energy analyst.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Chemical and Process Engineering.

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