Master of Science in Energy and Environment
Master of Science in Energy and Environment
Award Title
Master of Science in Energy and Environment
Offering Academic Unit
School of Energy and Environment
Mode of Study
Combined mode

Normal Period of Study

- 1 year (full-time)
- 2 years (part-time/combined)

Maximum Period of Study

- 2.5 years (full-time)
- 5 years (part-time/combined mode)

Credit Units Required for Graduation


Programme Aims

This programme aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills in the areas of energy and environment, with special reference to the Asian settings. In particular, the programme caters to the rising demand from the business and industry sectors for managers with contemporary views on energy, environment and sustainability. Besides emphasis on technical sciences, graduates of the programme are equipped with holistic knowledge in the related energy and environmental aspects of economics, policies and laws. Based on such knowledge, the graduates can develop innovative and creative solutions to various energy and environmental problems.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:
  1. Grasp the technical principles and analysis techniques governing energy generation, usage and environmental technologies and apply the knowledge on sustainable development 
  2. Identify major factors affecting the atmosphere, climate and water quality
  3. Recognize the need to stay abreast of contemporary economics and ethics, relevant policies and laws both at international and national levels in addressing energy and environment problems and  issues  
  4. Assess impacts of implementation of energy and environmental technologies and policies on sustainability
  5. Address energy supply, demand and security issues and their associated environmental impacts in a global and societal context
  6. Pursue development of innovative technologies that can generate clean and sustainable energy to address energy scarcity and combat pollution and climate change 
  7. Communicate energy, environment and climate change problems and issues through discussions and presentations
  8. Develop innovative and creative solutions to energy and environmental problems through teamwork or projects

Programme Requirements

1. Programme Core Courses: (15 credits)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
SEE5211Data Analysis in Environmental Applications3
SEE5212Environmental Pollution: Theories, Measurement and Mitigation3
SEE6101Energy Generation and Storage Systems3
SEE6102Energy Efficiency and Conservation Technologies3
SEE6201Environmental and Energy Policy3
2. Programme Electives: (15 credits)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
SEE5101Energy and Environmental Economics3
SEE5114Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development3
SEE5201Atmospheric and Climate Science3
SEE5202Climate Change: Science, Adaptation and Mitigation3
SEE6115Carbon Audit and Management3
SEE6116Building Performance Assessment3
SEE6117Introduction to Emissions Trading3
SEE6118Emerging Energy Technologies3
SEE6119Experimental Techniques in Energy and Environment3
SEE6202Boundary-Layer Meteorology and Wind Energy Engineering3
SEE6203Environmental Impact Assessment: Principles and Practice3
SEE6212Climate Modeling3
SEE6213Wastewater Engineering and Water Quality Assessment3
LW6959Energy and Environmental Law3

Professional Recognition

Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM)