University of Technology Sydney

SMJ10171 Renewable Energy Engineering

Renewable energy engineers are uniquely positioned to help society move from traditional fossil fuel sources of electricity generation towards a sustainable, carbon-neutral future. This sub-major equips students with knowledge and skills in existing and emerging clean technologies for generating, converting, storing, delivering and managing reliable electrical energy to consumers and businesses through existing and emerging grids. This sub-major is designed to prepare a new generation of renewable energy specialists with required professional and technical skills to respond to clean and sustainable energy challenges and meet the growing demand in electrical, transportation and other critical sectors. Students are exposed to both theory and hands-on practice through different teaching and learning modes such as studio teaching.

Required study includes 48510 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 48520 Electronics and Circuits, 48521 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, 48530 Circuit Analysis and Design and 48531 Electromechanical Automation.

Completion requirements

43124  Renewable Energy Technology  6cp
48550  Renewable Energy Systems Studio B  6cp
Select 12 credit points of options:  12cp
48571  Electrical Machines 6cp 
43123  Energy Storage Technologies 6cp 
42090  Introduction to Sustainable Microgrids 6cp 
48561  Renewable Energy Systems Studio A 6cp 
Total  24cp