Program Overview

5-7 hrs /week

Learning Efforts

0

Credits

January 2019

Batch Begins

Online

Mode Of Learning

2 Months

Duration

30 Nov 2018

Last day to Apply


ABOUT THE COURSE
 
The broad aim of this Course is to introduce you to the new discipline of sustainable energy management and some of the issues and techniques involved in it.
 
The course is designed for Graduate students and practitioners to introduce them to the global energy aspects in terms of traditional oil & gas production to renewable sources, investigating the economics and environmental issues and presenting a sustainable solutions and critical and creative thinking
 
Course Description
 
This multidisciplinary course provides an introduction to the field of energy studies by examining a number of current international issues related to energy and its use. It aims to investigate and debate how we currently produce and use energy in our society and some of the economic, technical, social and environmental issues this raises. After laying a framework for understanding energy from scientific and social perspectives the unit will look at a number of topical energy related issues. Issues will be discussed from different points of view as represented by community, industry and academic leaders who are actively engaged in addressing the issue. 
 
COURSE OUTLINE
 
  1. Unit Introduction and meaning of Energy Studies?
  2. Energy Supply and Use
  3. The History of Energy
  4. The History of Electricity
  5. The Energy Industry
  6. Energy and Sustainable Development
  7. What is an Energy Efficient Building?
  8. Energy Efficient Appliances
  9. The History of Wind Power.
  10. Energy from the Wind
  11. Is Global Warming Really Happening?
  12. Is Nuclear Power the Solution to Global Warming?
  13. Is Renewable Energy the Solution to Global Warming?
  14. Is Renewable Energy Really Sustainable?
  15. A Sustainable Future With the Hydrogen Economy
  16. What is Emissions Trading?
  17. Are We Running Out of Oil? – Two Views.
  18. The Price of Petrol
  19. Towards Sustainable Transport
  20. What Can Local Government Do to Promote Sustainable Energy?
  21. Energy and Ethics

Assessment Pattern: The assessment pattern serves as the qualifying examination and includes evaluation based on the understanding of modules in the curriculum.

The assessment component may include multiple choice questions, case study, project report, subjective examination.
 
 

MARKS (%)

GRADE

DESCRIPTION

90 and above

A+

OUTSTANDING

80-89

A

EXCELLENT

70-79

B+

VERY GOOD

60-69

B

GOOD

50-59

C

AVERAGE

40-49

D

SATISFACTORY

Students qualifying with grades as above will be awarded the Certificate.

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