Renewable Energy

Study Renewable Energy and you’ll have the knowledge and skills to find sustainable solutions to meet the world’s rapidly increasing energy demands—one of our greatest and most critical challenges.

The renewable energy field is growing—in scope, demand and global importance. Working in this exciting field you will provide vital contributions to the development of a sustainable future for our planet, by designing energy-efficient systems and solving significant problems related to energy generation and consumption.

Renewable energy

You can major in Renewable Energy in our:

Choosing this path will give you the opportunity to study courses related to biofuels, biomass, renewable power and environmental planning. You’ll get first-hand experience with energy experts in South Australia, and work on a real-world renewable energy solution in a final-year honours project. 

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Careers in renewable energy

Students majoring in Renewable Energy will be well equipped for a wide range of highly rewarding, high-impact careers—from wind turbine development, to biofuels process engineering, and energy systems optimisation.

Set on engineering but don’t meet the entry requirements?

We want to ensure everyone with a passion for engineering can pursue it. If you don’t have the prerequisites to directly enter an engineering degree, but attained a Selection Rank of 70 or above and completed SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods (or equivalent), consider our engineering pathway program. Successful completion will guarantee you a place in your preferred Adelaide engineering degree. Find out more about the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Engineering Pathway.