Compulsary For MSc YES

Students will be able to design, simulate and optimise biomass energy production from different biomass resources and critically assess its sustainability. 

Exit Level Outcomes: Hard (H) & Soft (S) Skills

  1. H# 1: Analyze types of biomass sources to be used as feedstock for different types of biofuel production for heating and electricity (Renewable Energy Principles, Energy Access, Gender and Socio-economic Dynamics)
  2. H# 2: Design customized tools and systems for production of bioenergy from different types of feedstock (Creativity, System Design, Gender and Socio-economic Dynamics)
  3. H# 3: Assess scenarios for bioenergy implementation for urban and rural development and environmental pollution control (Sustainable Energy Development, Data Analysis)
  4. H# 4: Apply simulation tools (e.g. HOMER) to evaluate biogas hybrid systems for electricity generation (Modelling, Grid and Off-Grid Systems)
  5. H# 5: Analyse socio-economic and environmental impact of bio-energy projects to promote societal acceptance (Gender and Socio-Economic Dynamics, Problem Solving, Energy Access)
  6. S# 1: Undertake independent study (Life-long Learning)
  7. S# 2: Communicate concepts and techniques relevant to bio-energy to solve personal, community and environmental problems (Communication)
  8. S# 3: Provide solutions for heating and cooking energy problems using bioenergy for communities in specific locations (Problem Solving, Energy Access, Creativity, Gender and Socio-Economic Dynamics)
  9. S# 4: Work together in small groups (Teamwork)
  10. S# 5: Access learning material online (Digital Literacy)
  11. S# 6: Produce a technical report (Writing Skills)


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Major Deadlines: Sun, 11 Dec 2022; Resubmission* Sun, 08 Jan 2023