SEE6115 - Carbon Audit and Management

Offering Academic Unit
School of Energy and Environment
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide the students with the knowledge and principles needed to carry out carbon audits in a number of sectors. To examine the impact of carbon emission to our environment. To appreciate the function of carbon audits as a means to help business sectors and corporations in estimating their carbon footprints thereby setting objectives to manage and reduce these carbon footprints. To learn the various methods/approaches of reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions. To explore the basic carbon audit processes and learn the necessary skills to undertake such audit. As energy consumption is often one of the dominating factors in carbon footprint analysis, the students will also learn energy auditing and various energy management opportunities (EMOs). To learn approaches to carbon offsetting and carbon trading.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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