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GLOBAL ACCESS to online renewable energy courses run by Renewable Energy Institute (REI)
Online training attended by participants from 150 countries worldwide

Visit the REI Distance Learning Academy

  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by British University academics and experts;
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor;
  • Course materials developed by renowned lecturers;
  • Remote exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate.

The full list of online courses can be viewed HERE; these contain the same content as REI classroom courses held at UK universities.

Royal Dutch Shell

Corina Baciu:

“The online option works well for me, because I can look for extra materials while learning and I can take variable learning time for different subjects. Also, I can study on weekends, without interrupting my day-to-day work”

Why Professionals and Students Choose the Distance Learning Option

The REI Academy has been specifically designed to facilitate the professional development of busy professionals who are unable to travel to UK Universities where REI courses are held. The Programme has been released in line with government targets and in collaboration with leading British University Academics.

The Distance Learning Academy provides many benefits for participants:

 Your personal lecturer will be a practising professional with excellent applied knowledge in their subject area.

 Collect CPD hours and ultimately achieve Mastership Status of the REI

– Study whenever and wherever you prefer, learn at your own pace and work around other commitments

– Reduce your overall costs as no travel is necessary.

Entry Requirements

Courses are open to everyone; however it is advisable to have an interest in Renewable Energy subjects.

Participants come from a wide range of backgrounds and each module starts from the basics.

Teaching is based on the European Project EMTEU.

Online Courses

Qualifications & GMC

Achieve the GMC

Over 5000 participants each year attend over 300 professional training courses at 21 universities worldwide.

Renewable Energy Training
in 150 countries

International Participants from 143 countries worldwide

Participants include major authorities and organisations, such as the United Nations, Coca Cola, Siemens and Ford Motor Company.

Master in Renewable Energy Award

Master in Renewable Energy Award

The Accredited Master in Renewable Energy Award (18 month global study programme) is available to study in the classroom, or at home, from the office and on-the-go.

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