The primary purpose of the MPhil in Energy Studies minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MPhil in Energy Studies consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation.
The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.
Admission to the Master’s in Energy Studies preferably requires an Honours Degree in Energy Studies, although a student with Honours in a related subject, together with appropriate experience in the energy industry, may be considered for admission. It may be required of a student in the latter category to register for, and successfully complete, one or more of the modules for the Honours programme in Energy Studies before the Master’s study is commenced.
A dissertation on a subject, chosen after consultation with the Programme Coordinator for Energy Studies, is required for the Master’s Degree. The degree conferred will be the MPhil(Energy Studies).
The curriculum consists of:
- A dissertation and such additional research work as may be prescribed by the Departmental Head.
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Last updated January 2, 2017