Energy and Environment

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.

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Why study with 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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Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

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What our students say

The support I received from my tutors was amazing and I felt like they went the extra mile for me. The skills I learnt at UCLan have been invaluable to me in my professional roles and generally in my daily life.
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Mohammed Ahmed
Energy Engineering graduate
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What careers are there in energy?

Graduates can progress to employment in the growing renewable energy sector. You'll be able to work as a system engineer, design engineer, project engineer, energy consultant and in energy management. 

Future careers in Energy and Environment 

  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental education officer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental manager
  • Minerals surveyor
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Recycling officer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Waste management officer
  • Water quality scientist

Gain real work experience through industrial placements

You can take a one-year industrial placement during your studies to increase your employability. Most placements are UK-based, but opportunities exist for global placements.

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Meet the team

Tony Broad
Senior Lecturer
Dr Liben Jiang
Senior Lecturer
Dr Matt Stables
Lecturer in Energy Engineering
Professor Karl Williams
Director Centre for Waste Management
Dr Hamid Reza Nasriani
Senior Lecturer