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WD171
Sustainable Energy Engineering

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The Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering course is dedicated to investigating energy and its uses in areas such as sustainable low energy building design, building energy performance and analysis, energy production, low and zero carbon heat and power generation technologies, and energy policy and legislation.

The course will equip students with the fundamentals of maths, engineering, science and technology that underpin the study of engineering in general and equip them with the knowledge required to undertake a more specific study of engineering in relation to sustainable energy 

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Graduates from this course will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career within the energy sector either in Ireland or abroad.  They may find employment as:

  • An energy manager/consultant for existing building stock

  • Facilities manager

  • Construction industry low energy design professional

  • A specialist in the production and power generation, and energy recovery

  • Building Energy Assessor



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