Energy BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Energy BSc (Hons)

Do you want to advance the use of Renewable energy technologies? Would you like a career as an Energy expert who will play a key role in meeting energy demand from sustainable and environmentally friendly sources?

With an estimated three million new jobs to be created in the energy and renewable energy sectors across Europe by 2020, there has never been a better time to study energy.

The BSc Hons Energy at Ulster University explores renewable energy technologies and the application of science and technology to find innovative solutions to real-world energy problems...

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4 Years

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


To include one subject from Environmental Technology, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics. OR two subjects from Design and Technology, Technology & Design, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Life and Health Sciences (single or double award) or Engineering. Other STEM subjects will be accepted after interview. Desirable Subject - applicants offering Mathematics or Physics will receive a 2 grade reduction at the time of offer. The desirable subject must be achieved at minimum grade B.

Scottish Higher


To include one subject from Mathematics, Environmental Science or Physics or two subjects from: Economics, Applied Science, Design & Technology, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture or Engineering. If not offering Mathematics, a Grade B at Ordinary level is required.

Access to HE Diploma

Pass Access course with overall average mark of 63% to include 63% in the NICATS Level 2 Maths module for year 1 entry in a Science, Maths, Physics or Engineering subject area. (120 credit Access Course) (NI Access course).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


12 points at Higher Level to include one Higher Level subject from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Design and Technology, Technology and Design or Environmental Technology.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Pass overall BTEC RQF National Extended Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment, Building Services Engineering, Engineering or Applied Science with DMM. Pass overall Pearson BTEC QCF Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment, Building Services Engineering, Engineering or Applied Science with DDD.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

112 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level). Higher Level subjects must include one grade H3 subject from Mathematics, Environmental Technology or Physics or two subjects from Economics, Technology, Geography, Chemistry, Construction or Engineering. Applicants are also required to have Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level English at grade H6 or above or Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level English at grade O4 or above. Applicants who are not offering Mathematics as a subject must have Irish Leaving Certificate Maths at grade H6 or above Higher Level or grade O4 or above at Ordinary Level.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Profile to include grade C in English Language and grade C in Mathematics or above (or equivalent). If A/AS Level Mathematics is not offered a B in Mathematics at GCSE is required. Please note that for the purposes of entry to this course the Level

Scottish Advanced Higher


To include one from Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering or Design and Technology.

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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £16,320

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