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MAJ03380 Energy Planning and Policy

Most countries in the world, both developed and developing, view energy issues as a high priority. Concerns about global warming, sustainability issues, etc., reinforce the significance and immediacy of energy issues.

Effective planning and policy initiatives are required to identify energy systems that are technically, economically, environmentally and socially feasible and responsible in their approach to the energy needs of society.

The Energy Planning and Policy major contributes to the training and professional development of people working or preparing to work in energy utilities, energy companies, environmental organisations, government departments, consulting groups and other national and international organisations dealing in energy and environmental matters, both in developed and developing countries.

Completion requirements

49021  Evaluation of Infrastructure Investments  6cp
49024  Energy Modelling  6cp
49706  Regulatory Economics  6cp
49026  Electricity Sector Planning and Restructuring  6cp
Select 24 credit points of options:  24cp
49027  Energy Demand Analysis and Forecasting 6cp 
49022  Energy Resources and Technology 6cp 
49023  Energy and Environmental Economics 6cp 
49029  Environmental Policy for Energy Systems 6cp 
49702  Gas Distribution Technology and Management 6cp 
49701  Gas Sector Planning 6cp 
49025  Methods for Energy Analysis 6cp 
49028  Policy and Planning of Energy Conservation 6cp 
49703  Selected Topics (Energy Pricing) 6cp 
Total  48cp