Master of Science in Green Technology (Energy)
Programme Director: Dr CHOI, Wing Hong
The programme aims to further the training of graduates for a career in energy management, renewable energy technologies, energy audit, and energy management. The programme exposes the highly interdisciplinary nature of green technology as it encompasses the fields of materials science, renewable energy technologies, and the social implications it has on human activities. The content of the programme covers the areas of energy production, energy usage, energy audit, environmental monitoring, energy management and hands-on experience.
The programme provides the rigorous and scientific training associated with the renewable energy technologies, the problem-solving skills, and the collective knowledge of the economics, the policies and the regulations for effective energy management. A key feature in the MSc programme is to enhance students' learning by the extensive experimental activities and research project work that all students must complete to graduate. We see an importance in the graduates’ ability to understand and appreciate the implication of the technologies on society.
The MSc programme covers both the classroom and the extra-curricular activities including field trips to green buildings and renewable energy power generation sites, guided research projects. The connections the programme established with the industry and professionals will also help to maintain our MSc with a high standard. The MSc programme will assist in arranging other professional training opportunities and help our students for taking professional examinations*. This whole-person training approach is the education ethos that our University values.
* For example, please click: https://www.aeecenter.org/certifications/certifications/certified-energy-manager.
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With the exception of project (6 units), the courses are 3-unit each and students need to take a total of 30 units to graduate. For full-time study, the programme can be completed in one academic year comprised of three semesters. For part-time study, students are expected to finish within two years.
- Renewable Energy Technologies I
- Renewable Energy Technologies II
- Renewable Energy Technologies III
- Smart and Remote Sensing
- Energy Usage, the Environment and Sustainability
- Advanced Topic in Energy Studies
- Energy Economics
- Green Laboratory
- Projects in Green Technology
- Other professional trainings
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
|I)||Required Courses||12 units|
|III)||Elective Courses||12 units|
|I.||Required Courses||12 units|
|PHYS7320 Renewable Energy Technologies I||3 units|
|PHYS7330 Renewable Energy Technologies II||3 units|
|PHYS7340 Renewable Energy Technologies III||3 units|
|PHYS7360 Green Laboratory||3 units|
|PHYS7371 Project in Green Technology I||3 units|
|PHYS7372 Project in Green Technology II||3 units|
|III.||Elective Courses||12 units|
|ECON7450 Energy Economics||3 units|
|PHYS7350 Smart and Remote Sensing||3 units|
|PHYS7410 Physics for Green Technology||3 units|
|PHYS7420 Energy Usage, the Environment and Sustainability||3 units|
|PHYS7430 Introduction to Modern Materials||3 units|
|PHYS7440 Principles of Optoelectronics||3 units|
|PHYS7450 Principles of Photonics Physics||3 units|
|PHYS7460 Advances in Displays and Lighting||3 units|
|PHYS7470 Energy Audit and Management||3 units|
|PHYS7480 Organic Electronics||3 units|
|PHYS7540 Advanced Topics in Energy Studies||3 units|