Study this online unit with Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia in order to gain valuable insight into the topics surrounding the field of sustainable energy management. As with all topics which fall under the umbrella term of sustainability, in today’s climate, this unit is more relevant than ever. This means that the knowledge and skills developed during your studies will be of great interest to potential employers, and are likely to be of use throughout your career.
You will gain an understanding of energy resources; the role played by an energy manager; sustainable management techniques for industry, transport, and building; and energy recovery methods for thermal systems.
You will also become familiar with more general concepts, such as conversion processes and conversion efficiencies, as well as topics specific to energy management for sustainability, such as renewable energy systems and the impacts of energy use upon the environment.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
Must be accepted into the Master of Engineering (Engineering Management)
Areas of study
In this energy management unit, the topics you will study include:
Energy and the environment
Energy supply, conversion and efficiencies
Energy auditing, the role of the energy manager and financial evaluation
Energy monitoring, targeting, and waste avoidance
Energy management techniques in buildings
Energy management techniques in industry
Energy management techniques in transport
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Master of Engineering (Engineering Management) at the University of South Australia
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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In a world facing ever-increasing environmental pressures, units such as this Energy Management for Sustainability unit are more valuable than ever before. By studying this unit you will examine how sustainable energy management practices can be applied to various industries, such as transport and building.
This unit will build on your previous knowledge of engineering and upon completion of this unit, you will have an understanding of the physical principles behind energy conversion processes, as well as their practical applications with regard to sustainable energy management. You will also have an increased understanding of how energy efficiency principles apply to thermal processes, and will investigate methods of energy recovery for thermal systems.
You will also learn to quantify the environmental impacts of energy use, and will gain an understanding of how energy management programs can limit these negative implications. Such knowledge may also enable you to pursue a career as an energy manager.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Energy Management for Sustainability from the University of South Australia.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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