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Sustainable Energy MicroMasters Program

edX - online learning platform

Pre-Master Online
15 months
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1116 USD/year
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About

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Sustainable Energy MicroMasters Program in collaboration with University of Queensland - UQx. Become an energy leader of the future. Learn how to overcome the challenges of transitioning to a low carbon energy system to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable energy.

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Overview

Learn about the complex nature of energy generation, distribution and supply, and the challenges of transitioning to a sustainable energy future.

Our world is facing an energy crisis and we need professionals with interdisciplinary knowledge across science, policy and industry to help organizations prosper in the low carbon economy. 

The Sustainable Energy MicroMasters Program , which is offered by EdX in partnership with University of Queensland - UQx, will equip you with the knowledge to take on these challenges.

You will explore the crucial role of technology, policy and innovation in energy project management and development and grasp the importance of balancing the trade-offs between social, economic and environmental considerations.

You will gain a deep understanding of sustainability and risk management principles that you can apply to your own situation where it intersects with the complex world of energy.

This MicroMasters program certificate will showcase your in-depth knowledge of the dynamic nature of sustainable energy generation and supply.

This MicroMasters program certificate may allow you to take advantage of the opportunity to be accepted into the Master of Sustainable Energy at The University of Queensland and accelerate degree completion.

Job Outlook

  • Global renewable energy employment reached 8.1 million, a 5% increase, in 2015 (International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA))
  • Average salary for energy engineers in the US is $80,489, and $56,085 for energy consultants (Glassdoor)
  • Career prospects include: energy regulations or energy efficiency consultant; energy markets analyst; energy advisor or planner; project manager in renewable energy; business development in energy; operations manager in energy; energy efficiency engineer

What You'll Learn:

  • Define sustainability and its implications for global energy
  • Describe the principles of energy generation, supply and demand from the range of available technology options
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of energy technology options for different locations
  • Define the role of science and policy in transitioning to a sustainable energy future
  • Understand scenario planning, risk assessment, stakeholder management, communication and engagement skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Principles and Renewable Energy
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Energy and Development
  • Low Emission Technologies and Supply Systems
  • Sustainable Energy Capstone Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1395 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    1116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1395 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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