ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Msc/PG Dip/PG Cert

On this course, you will develop an understanding of how sustainable development can be achieved and how we can deal with global climate change through sustainable energy, more efficient design and manufacturing, better management of buildings and organisational behaviour change. You will learn from leading academics and specialists from the regional and international experts, as well as a range of invited experts and guest speakers.

You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to lead communities, organisations and governments. This course is ideal for individuals with a social science or physical science background, or for mid-career professionals with relevant experience.

ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Msc/PG Dip/PG Cert

On this course, you will develop an understanding of how sustainable development can be achieved and how we can deal with global climate change through sustainable energy, more efficient design and manufacturing, better management of buildings and organisational behaviour change. You will learn from leading academics and specialists from the regional and international experts, as well as a range of invited experts and guest speakers.

You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to lead communities, organisations and governments. This course is ideal for individuals with a social science or physical science background, or for mid-career professionals with relevant experience.

Duration: One year full-time (with optional one-year placement available), a minimum of two years part-time.

Entry Criteria: You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject or five years’ work experience in an appropriate field.We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

English language requirements: If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Full-time students attend for two days each week and receive formal lectures from experienced researchers and teaching staff, complemented by informal seminars and group discussions. Part-time students attend one day per week. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed study. All teaching material is fully documented and available on the web-based virtual learning environment (VLE) before timetabled events take place.

Distance learning students follow a structured study plan provided on the VLE, supported by discussion forums with other students, and email and telephone conversations with the module leader. Our course has been commended in an academic quality review for its “innovative and sophisticated forms of e-based learning and teaching”.

All assessment is by coursework. Each taught module has two items of coursework. The first is a smaller assignment, on which prompt feedback is given while the module is being studied. A second, major assignment is submitted after the material has been assimilated.

As well as the eight taught modules, students complete either an individual dissertation or a team-based design project, and all students get to attend the annual MSc conference, where final year students present.

Contact and learning hours
You will normally attend 2-4 hours of timetabled taught sessions each week for each module undertaken during term time; for full time study this would be 12 hours per week during term time. You can also expect to typically undertake a further hours of 6 hours independent study and assignments as required per week.

About DMU

Founded in 1870, De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has grown into a global institution. We have an ambitious Research Strategy that feeds into students’ learning, and our courses embed employability in their curriculum. As the United Nations’ (UN) designated Global Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 – the only UK university to be designated as such – we have a commitment to address the UN SDGs in our research, teaching and enterprise activity.

DMU will have a continuous presence in the UK pavilion, as one of the pavilion’s only official founding partners, at Expo 2020 in Dubai. At DMU Dubai, we welcome students from all backgrounds and are proud to offer the perfect combination of high-quality teaching, excellent facilities and a fantastic student experience.

Admissions Open
September 2022

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Highlights

150 Years Of History
Founded in 1870, De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has grown into a global institution with 26,000 students and 2,600 staff.
Sustainability
As the United Nations’ (UN) designated Global Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16- the only UK university to be designated as such- we have a commitment to address the UN SDGs in our research, teaching and enterprise activity.
Research
At DMU, we have an ambitious Research Strategy which aims to make research central to our mission as a university. We have a track record of research that impacts society and makes a real difference to people’s lives.
Diverse Faculty
Courses are delivered by a wide range of international faculty, with UK experts flying in from DMU Leicester to teach DMU Dubai Programmes.
Internships
DMU Dubai will work closely with employers and academic schools to support students in developing the skills they need to maximise their employability.
Scholarships
DMU Dubai offers a wide range of scholarships and discounts to eligible applicants. To find out more speak to our admissions team.