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This stream in Renewable Energy Engineering encompasses a wider range of renewable energy technologies and their use. These include heat and electricity generation from solar thermal systems, photovoltaics, wind turbines, biomass and the important areas of solar architecture and the design of energy efficient buildings and appliances.

Renewable Energy Engineering is also available as a component of the dual degree programs.
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Minimum Units of Credit


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Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 168 UOC.

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Level 1 Prescribed Electives

Level 1 Prescribed Electives description.

Students must take at least 12 UOC of the following courses.

CHEM1031 and CHEM1041 will only be available to students enrolled in a program which has a Chemistry major.

Recommended Level 1 Electives

- ELEC1111 Elec & Telecomm Eng (6 UOC)
- SOLA1070 Sustainable Energy (6 UOC)

Additional Information

Professional Recognition

The BE (Hons) in Renewable Energy is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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