Energy Management - Grangegorman

TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin

Energy Management - Grangegorman

What is... Energy Management ?
The programme will enhance the present and future effectiveness of managers, engineers and scientists by providing an opportunity to study the theory and practice of current developments, laws, standards, technologies, management, economics and finance, associated with European energy and environmental issues. Graduates from the course will be effective managers of environmental technology with an in-depth awareness of resource management under financial and environmental constraints.

The course is designed primarily for engineers, but will also be of interest to scientists , managers and multi-discipline professionals such as environment health officers, architects and planning officers.

Subjects taught

The course is delivered through lectures, assignments and tutorials and consists of three stages. Stage 1 comprises of 6 compulsory core modules. Stage 2 comprises of 6 optional modules. Stage 3 comprises of a project/ dissertation. On average it takes two years part-time at three evenings per week to complete stages 1 and 2. Stage 3 will be either an industrial or College based project normally completed over a period of one year. Project supervision will be provided by TU Dublin.

Sample of course modules currently on offer include:
Stage 1:
• Business (Organisational Behaviour)
• Law (Business Law)
• Financial Decision Making
• Energy Supply
• Energy Conversion and Use
• Energy Management Principles and Practice

Stage 2: Optional (choose 6)
• Business (strategic Management)
• Law (Energy & Environment Law and Policy)
• Financial Management
• Wind Energy for Electricity Supply
• Advanced Energy Systems
• Sustainable Building Design
• Power System Analysis
• Embedded Generation
• Renewable Energy Technologies
• Biomass Technology / Bio fuels for Transport
• Energy Control Systems
• Low Energy Lighting Design

Stage 3:
• Dissertation and Research Methodologies

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
Standard applications: at least a 2.2 award in an Honours Bachelor of Engineering Degree will normally permit direct access to Stage 1.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Non-Standard applications: Applicants holding a qualification or combination of qualifications deemed by the Institute as being of equivalent standard to the above when taken in conjunction with relevant work experience may also be considered.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate courses satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the course of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific courses.

Application dates

Applications for courses commencing in September 2024 will open in November 2023.

Assessment Info

There is a formal examination and a list of assignments to be completed for each course module. The project will be assessed on the basis of the work undertaken, an oral presentation and a written report on this work.


1 year
Mode of Study Full Time
Method of Delivery On-Campus

3 years Part-time
Mode of Study Part Time
Method of Delivery On-Campus

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date: September 2024

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?
Our graduates have found employment in all of the major companies in Ireland and internationally around the world - in the high quality manufacturing sector, electrical consultancy, energy engineering, data centre design, wind farm development, electrical networks for transmission and distribution, electricity generation, etc. Energy as a valuable commodity needs to be managed. Search the Internet for: jobs energy management.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Daytime,Full time,Part time

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