NFQ Level 9, Minor Award
The Postgraduate Certificate in Offshore Renewable Energy is a part-time programme delivered in a blended format over a period of 12 months from the date of registration, across Semesters 1 (September to December), 2 (January to May) and 3 (June to August).
Each module includes a number of lectures that students can attend in person, but these lectures will be recorded and students are required to watch the recordings on Canvas.
Postgraduate Diploma in Energy Innovation for Zero Carbon
A student who successfully completes and is awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Offshore Renewable Energy and Innovation may apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Energy Innovation for Zero Carbon.
For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements.
|Students take 30 credits as follows:|
|NE6211||Offshore Wind Energy||5|
|NE6212||Clean Energy Futures||5|
|NE6221||Work Based Integrated Learning in Energy Engineering||5|
Programme Learning Outcomes
Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Certificate in Offshore Renewable Energy (NFQ Level 9, Minor Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of a range of analytical methodologies used to quantify marine renewable energy potential.
- Describe the challenges, opportunities and research frontier for energy innovation (sector, system and technology) in achieving a zero carbon energy system.
- Outline recent scientific and engineering developments relevant to wind and wave energy systems in marine environments.
- Apply a range of energy systems modelling and data analysis techniques to solve relevant energy system problems.
- Undertake an analytical marine energy innovation project in the context of current challenges for the energy industry in Ireland.