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Educational Aims of the Programme

The specific aims of the programme are to provide a practical and theoretical grounding in technologies and wider knowledge and skills relevant to the Energy sector, for the practicing Engineer, as well as Decision-making managers and Policy makers.

Specifically:

  • To address current energy issues and the future of the energy industry by integrating technologies with management strategies.
  • To produce postgraduates who will be able to take a leading role in the formulation of the future directions of industries related to the energy sector in the widest sense.
  • To equip postgraduates with knowledge and skills needed to influence positively business strategies.
  • To give postgraduates a broad technical understanding across the disciplines, but also deeper knowledge and working skills of chosen specialist technologies.
  • To enable students to operate in multidisciplinary contexts.
  • To develop problem-solving skills and the ability to apply such skills in developing innovative solutions in order to satisfy society’s practical needs.
  • To enable students to pursue their personal interests in depth by providing a wide range of options.

 

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for the programme are as follows:

  • To obtain a broad and comprehensive overview of current issues in the energy industry.
  • Τo acquire fundamentals of energy-related engineering disciplines other than their own discipline, as selected by the student to background and personal/professional interests.
  • Τo progress to advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, theories, and applications of specialist technologies of specific, chosen topics.
  • Τo develop knowledge of business, management, legal, and social aspects of energy engineering.
  • Τo enable the integration of technology and management issues for good engineering practice.
  • Τo further develop and appreciate the ethics and standards relevant to professional good practice.