Energy Management - Grangegorman

What is... Energy Management?
Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

The programme has been planned in response to a need in Industry for a master's degree programme that integrates energy, environmental issues and 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 programme will be effective managers of environmental technology with an in-depth awarenesss of resource management under financial and environmental constraints.

The programme 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 programme 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 DIT.

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.

English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, 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 programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme 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 programmes.

Application dates

Applications open from November 2021.

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 full-time, 3 years part-time

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date September 2020

Location City Centre: Grangegorman

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)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time

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