Green Technology HND

Level: SCQF 8

UCAS Code: 89FC

Available at these campuses: Ayr

About the Course

Solar panels house in CairngormsForecasts predict a major expansion in job opportunities for the renewable energy and environmental sectors, as governments implement policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and tackling climate change.

The course aims to improve our sustainability through implementing technologies which improve the efficiency with which we use energy and technologies which can concentrate energy into forms useful to us, such as electricity, gas, heat and biofuels.

SRUC’s HND in Green Technology aims to equip students with key technical and scientific skills combined with an understanding of environmental issues and sustainable land use so that they can contribute to this ‘Green Technological Revolution.’

Course Duration: 2 years if studied full-time.

This course is closed for 2019 entry.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum of 2 Scottish Highers (CC)/A-Levels (DE) or equivalent qualification to include a science subject or geography.

Course Content

Find out more: Download our Green Technology Course Leaflet.

You will develop a foundation in practical technical skills and an understanding of scientific principles and environmental issues. You will learn about small-scale renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, pollution control and waste management. Lectures will be supplemented by visits to companies and development sites.

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