Master in Energy


Program Description

Master in Energy

Energy Field of Study (FoS) of SERD has been instrumental in capacity building in energy-related areas since 1979. Energy experts trained at AIT are working in various national and international organization, including planning and development departments of ministries, energy utilities, energy companies, energy conservation agencies, consulting firms and educational institutions, at different capacities. Apart from capacity development activities, Energy FoS has been involved in several international, regional and national research projects. A major emphasis of current research activities is on the promotion of Renewable Energy (RE), Energy Efficiency and Energy, Environment and Climate, and Energy for Sustainable Development.

The Energy FoS is interdisciplinary in nature, encompassing technology, planning and management aspects, that address the current and emerging needs of the energy sector. The focus of energy studies at AIT is on the following areas: Energy for sustainable development, Energy, environment and climate change, Renewable energy and energy efficiency, Electric power system management, Restructuring of energy industries, Energy economics and planning, and Integration of renewable energy in power system.

Coursework and Research areas

The curriculum offered by the Energy program includes courses in:

  • Development and Evaluation of Energy Projects
  • Energy Resources and Technologies
  • Energy, Environment and Climate Change: Issues and Strategies
  • Workshop on Energy Issues and Communication
  • Power System Dynamics and Stability Power Sector Management under Deregulation
  • Optimization and AI Applications in Power System
  • Organization and Finance of a Power Utility
  • Demand-Side Management
  • Electricity Economics and Planning
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy-Economic Modeling and Policy Analysis
  • Environmental Policy and Management of
  • Energy Systems
  • Oil and Natural Gas Economics
  • Integrated Approach to Energy Auditing
  • Rational Use of Energy in Buildings
  • Clean Coal Technologies and Carbon Capture and Sequestration Biomass Conversion
  • Solar Energy
  • Solar Design Methods and Applications

Career for Graduates

Job opportunities for ENERGY graduates exist in energy utilities, energy companies, energy conservation agencies, consulting firms, educational institutions and national, regional and international organizations, at different capacities.

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

The School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) established in 1993 by amalgamating the Divisions of Agriculture and Food Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Human Settlements and Ene ... Read More

The School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) established in 1993 by amalgamating the Divisions of Agriculture and Food Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Human Settlements and Energy Technology, is now composed of ten fields of study - Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, Energy, Environmental Engineering and Management, Pulp and Paper Technology, Gender and Development Studies, Natural Resources Management, Regional and Rural Development Planning and Urban Environmental Management. MISSION AIT's mission is "to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and its integration into the global economy". AIT will serve the human resource development needs of developing countries in Asia taking into account their specific development priorities, gender issues, and social values.SERD activities and function will be within this framework, as a majority of its graduates return and participate in the development goals of their countries. Those who pursue their doctoral degrees increase their professional skills and qualifications. VISION SERD responds to regional needs by mobilizing and enhancing capacities for socially, economically and environmentally sound development in partnerships with public and private sectors. The School's interdisciplinary approach integrates technological, natural and social sciences.The School will continue its leadership role in offering excellent academic programs relevant to regional needs and responsive to students' interests. the research will be concentrated toward focal areas and are to be conducted by core teams. outreach will be community-service-oriented. will be consolidated and financially viable. The School activities including the students, staff, faculty, and curricula, will be subject to quality assessment. Read less