Ph. D. On Campus

Renewable Energy

The University of Exeter

48 months
18350 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Renewable Energy programme at The University of Exeter offer postgraduates an outstanding research environment with state-of-the-art analytical facilities and laboratories and have excellent rates of graduate employment.


Key Features

Based at the University’s Penryn Campus near Falmouth, we are a unique multidisciplinary department offering a range of specialised programmes, drawing upon our research expertise in mining and minerals engineering, applied geology and mineralogy, surveying and renewable energy. 

Superb research facilities include a renewable energy laboratory and wind turbine. Our research is funded by the UK Energy Research Centre, UK Research Councils, UK Government Departments, the European Union and private institutions. We have a leading role in the £15 million PRIMaRE research institute to support the development of marine energy in the South West.

Expertise of the Renewable Energy programme at The University of Exeter lies in

  • energy policy
  • marine renewables
  • bio-fuels
  • electrical power and networks
  • wind, photo-voltaic and thermal technologies.

Programme Structure

Our research is organised around the following research areas:

  • Offshore renewable energy
  • Solar energy
  • Energy storage
  • Exeter Energy, Environment and Economy (4E)
  • Energy policy
  • Electrical power systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18350 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Renewable Energy
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