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As an online postgraduate unit provided by Murdoch University and Open Universities Australia, Energy Systems provides an introduction to the design and operation of energy conversion and supply systems, with a focus on the principal small to medium scale energy systems currently used in Australia. The unit covers a range of different energy systems including engine-based RAPS, hybrid, photovoltaic; and also covers renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar thermal. In additional the unit takes into consideration co-generation systems, fuel cells and micro-hydro systems.
On completion of this unit, you will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of how the main energy systems covered in this unit operate. You will accomplish this by drawing a block diagram showing the layout of components in the system, indicating power flows that occur and describing the role of various components within the system. You will also learn how to undertake simple design and sizing tasks for the various systems covered in this unit.
Energy Systems is a core unit for the Graduate Diploma in Energy Studies, also provided by Murdoch University and Open Universities Australia. This postgraduate diploma covers technical areas of energy supply and demand in addition to non-technical areas such as economics and policy, providing you with a fully realised working knowledge of energy systems and energy policy in Australia and the wider energy market.
Success in this unit gives you the opportunity to develop skills to enhance your career in areas such as energy policy, energy economics, energy management and efficiency, sustainable energy systems design and planning and the environmental impact of energy systems and their use.
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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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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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