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Sustainable Energy System Management - MSc

Status:


Level

9

Duration

16 Months (3 Semesters)

Department

Electrical & Electronic Engineering


Start Date

05/09/2022

Course Type

Postgraduate Taught courses

Location

Limerick

TUS has developed the Masters in Sustainable Energy System Management, in recognition of the growing international market for sustainable energy systems and the shortage of qualified professionals with the techno economic skills required for the global transition to a Clean and Sustainable Energy Future.

Designed by TUS and delivered in partnership with Universities in Holland, Spain and Belgium this Masters produces graduates who can work in one of the fastest and rapidly evolving sectors globally.  This programme is run in collaboration with the Association of European Research Centres (EUREC).

Our programme explores the key social and global issues and ways to address these to benefit individuals, communities, societies and our planet.  Our programme develops leaders with the interdisciplinary skills and insight required for a successful career in the Sustainable Energy sector.  Graduates can apply critical thinking, policy analysis and interdisciplinary environmental skills in sectors as diverse as transport, renewable energy, ecosystem planning and management, community development, technology innovation and beyond.

There is diversity within the programme, where your options for specialisation and dissertation can be tailored to support your intended career path.

What are the entry requirements?

All candidates must posess one of the following: 

  1. Level 8 Bachelor's (honours) degree in a cognate area.
  2. Considerable relevant experience that is deemed equivalent to the academic admission requirements, evidenced by an RPL portfolio of prior experience and learning.
  3. Equivalent Qualifications. Applicants with equivalent qualifications on the European and International frameworks will also be considered.

All candidates must satisfy the language requirements of their chosen Core Provider and meet a minimum standard of English. International learners must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language for example IELTS: 6.5 minimum with not less than 6.0 in Reading, Listening, Speaking or Writing.

How to Apply

All students should apply directly through EUREC website who then engage with TUS who evaluate the applications.  https://sesym.eurec.be/how-to-apply/

Irish students will be eligible for financial support up to 35% of course fees.  Further details will be provide upon application. 

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What modules will I study?

  • Semester 1 - Core (30 Credits)

    Title: Energy Markets, Finance & Law

    Credits: 5

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    Title: Energy Systems Models & Scenarios

    Credits: 5

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    Title: Energy Technologies, Solutions & Application

    Credits: 5

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    Title: Energy Transition, Context & Policy

    Credits: 5

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    Title: Intelligent Energy Systems & Services

    Credits: 5

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    Title: Research Methods

    Credits: 5

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  • Semester 2 - Specialisation (30 Credits)

    Title: Option 1: Specialisation Semester Hanze - System Innovation Management

    Credits: 30

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    The below modules can be taken at our European Partner University, Hanze Univeristy, Groningen. 

    • System Model Applications
    • Energy Infrastructures and Renewables
    • System Innovation Processes
    • System Business Case: Economics & Law
    • Energy Business Plan Development
    • Applied Research Energy Systems

    See https://sesym.eurec.be/about/  for more details.


    Title: Option 2: Specialisation Semester Zaragoza - Sustainable Energy Management

    Credits: 30

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    The below modules can be taken at our European Partner University, the University of Zaragoza

    • Socio-economic aspects of the energy 
    • Renewable energy markets 
    • Electricity and efficiency energy markets 
    • Systems and tools for energy management 
    • Start up and management of energy services companies and projects 

    See https://sesym.eurec.be/about/  for more details.


    Title: Option 3: Specialisation Semester Howest - Sustainable Energy & ICT

    Credits: 30

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    The below modules can be taken at our European Partner University, Howest University

    • Energy Audit & Dashboarding (electrical & thermal) 
    • Big Data & Internet ofThings 
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning 
    • Renewables, Smart Grids & Energy Storage 
    • Energy Services & Legislations 
    • Blockchain & Security 

    See https://sesym.eurec.be/about/  for more details.


  • Semester 3

    Title: Research Project/Thesis

    Credits: 30

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    Students undertake a thesis based on a real world project, typically involving the student working with a company.  The student gains practical or research experience through a project undertaken in an industry, a research laboratory or at the university. A wide variety of projects can be proposed and it gives flexibility to the student and the project provider to define the project. The student is welcome to propose his/her own project.


What are the career prospects?

Graduates can apply critical thinking, policy analysis and interdisciplinary environmental skills in sectors as diverse as transport, renewable energy, ecosystem planning and management, community development, technology innovation and beyond. 

The growing role of the Energy System Manager suggests that Energy System Management graduates can expect to find careers in Energy; consultancy, design, contracting, project and maintenance, team leading, facilities and resource management, energy auditing, equipment testing & commissioning, and research and development with; energy suppliers, energy service companies, local authorities, manufacturers, and energy solution providers. 

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Through our partnership with EUREC, real world orientated projects, and the time spent at our European partner Universities, you will have the opportunity to travel, work, and engage with professionals and potential employers in this high-demand field.

The core and specialisation providers of this Masters in Sustainable Energy System Management are internationally renowned for our approach to interdisciplinary research and teaching. 

Through our world-leading research, teaching, innovation and impact, we strive to solve real-world problems of local, national and international relevance. You will be uniquely placed to address local and global issues relating to the clean energy transition

The energy transition is an exciting sector to be a part of, with unprecedented levels of growth and development, are you; motivated, ambitious, and determined enough to make a difference? To lead change and benefit society. We are looking for strong graduates join this energy transition movement and drive a brighter cleaner future for all.