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Core Courses

MSc dissertation

CORE The course will equip student with the advanced knowledge of energy access metrics and rural energy market. Students will critically analyse energy chains and conversion technology. The student will evaluate the synergy between energy access and achieving the SDGs and climate change mitigation technologies.

Internship

CORE The course will expose the student to industry organisation and settings. Student will bridge in-class learning theories with the best practice in the energy access sector. Student will be organisational; will identify problems and provide appropriate solution pathways. Students are also taught how to

Design project and graduate seminar

CORE This course will provide the students with project development, project planning, project management, business model (including marketing), financial modelling, critical thinking, team work, communication, technical writing and presentation skills. Student will provide innovative energy solutions in the area of – household use and productive

Energy policy and regulations

CORE Energy policy and regulation was ranked 12th in the survey, but the workshop rated it high as a core course. It will deliver sustainable energy strategies and policies, policy assessment and modelling instruments

ICT and Research methods

CORE The research method was ranked 8th, and IoT and big data management ranked 13th in the survey; the workshop highly favoured both. It will deliver ICT, IoT and big data management, scientific research methods

Hydro power technology

CORE It was ranked 7th in the survey and is a priority energy conversion technology in the NREEEP policy of Nigeria. It is set out to deliver technical design, resource assessment and feasibility study, permitting and project finance, and HSE as they pertain to small

Bioenergy conversion technology

CORE It recorded a good ranking (6th) by the stakeholders – it a priority in the Nigerian energy access sector according to NREEEP. It is set out to deliver technical design, feasibility study, biomass resource planning, permitting and project finance, and HSE as they pertain

Solar energy conversion technology

CORE It recorded a good ranking (4th) by the stakeholders – it is a priority in the Nigerian energy access sector, according to NREEEP. It is set out to deliver technical design, feasibility study, permitting and project finance, and HSE as they pertain to solar

Entrepreneurship and Management

CORE Innovation-driven entrepreneurship was ranked 3rd and energy project management was ranked 10th by the stakeholders. Energy operations and management were identified as one of the dominant skills required in the Nigerian energy access sector. This course will deliver innovation-driven entrepreneurship, energy project management, and