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Energy and Environment

Let’s secure more than energy supplies. Let’s secure a sustainable future.

Benefit from significant investment in the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available through our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre and real-life practical industrial experience in this rapidly growing field.

Our industry-led courses will provide you with the contemporary technical design, power generation and operations skills you need to increase energy efficiency and further develop renewable sources of energy.

You’ll have the opportunity to join the Engineering Society and work with a diverse group of students and staff on innovation projects and take part in specialised group projects using complex systems.

Our close links with industry means everything you’ll learn reflects current best practice - especially as you’ll be taught by staff with successful careers in the engineering sector. Energy engineering is a growing discipline and graduates are in greater demand than ever, which means your options within the sector are varied.

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Why choose us?

  • During your studies at the University’s Preston Campus you’ll benefit from our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC).
  • Our courses are informed by industrial developments meaning you’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge you need to engineer a sustainable future.
  • Courses offer an optional placement in industry. Placements are an invaluable opportunity to help consolidate your learning, gain experience, and radically enhance your employability.
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Future Careers and Opportunities

Graduates can progress to employment in the growing renewable energy sector as a system engineer, design engineer, project engineer, energy consultant and in energy management and aspire to lucrative director-level positions in the renewable energy sector.

Join us for an Open Day this Autumn

Our Open Days are designed to give you a taste of what it's like to study with us and explore the very facilities you will be making use of during your studies.

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