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Duration

  1. months: 2 semesters of taught courses; and 1 semester or 4 months of thesis/project

Entry Requirements

  1. Candidate should Hold a GOOD Bachelor’s degree in ANY discipline, preferably 2nd class lower or better.
  2. Candidates who HOLD a Pass/Third Class degree with 5-10 years working experience may be considered for admission into an MSc programme. In such a situation, the student shall attend and pass an interview; and show proven record of deeper involvement in research.
  3. Candidates with other masters’ qualifications would be admitted into the programme under special arrangement for MSc degree.
  4. Candidates with background in a related discipline will have an added advantage.
  5. Candidates with first degree qualifications must have at least 2 years working experience.
  6. All students shall be admitted into the programme as MSc students in the first instance.
  7. Students who wish to progress into the MPhil would have to meet the minimum requirement set by the IDL Board; including: obtain CWA of 70 or better after the first year.
  8. The interview panel will assess and judge the applicant’s research abilities and suitability to progress into the MPhil.
  9. Candidates with qualifications MSc/MA/MBA with two (2) years working experience shall be admitted into the MPhil programme to do research for one year. 

 

Requirements for graduation

  1. Credit Requirements: The minimum credits required for graduation is 46 for MSc
  2. Additional requirements for graduation

 

To qualify for the award of MSc degree in Energy and Sustainable Management at KNUST, like most graduate programmes, students must:

  • Complete all taught core/mandatory and elective courses and should have passed all registered taught courses prescribed by Academic Board;
  • Obtain 46 credits (in the case of MSc Award) and achieve a minimum cumulative weighted average (CWA) of 55%.
  • Students who obtain a CWA of less than 55.0 but between 50.0 and 54.9 shall be given the opportunity to take some more additional courses to make up the mark; or apply for postgraduate diploma.

 

Course Structure

 

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1

ESM 551

Principles of Sustainable Management

3

0

3

ESM 553

Energy Exploration and Production Systems 

3

1

3

ESM 555 

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development

3

1

3

ESM 557

Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology

3

2

4

ESM 559

Research Methods

3

1

3

ESM 561

Energy Markets and Trading Derivatives 

3

0

3

Total

18

5

19

YEAR 1. SEMESTER 2:  

ESM 552

Innovative Financing for Sustainable Energy

3

0

3

ESM 554

Energy Policy and  Power Purchase Agreement

3

0

3

ESM 556

Energy Economics and Investments Analysis

3

0

3

ESM 558

Analysis of Energy Efficiency and Auditing

3

2

4

ESM 560

Entrepreneurship and Innovations Management

3

1

3

 

Electives (Select 1)

ESM 562

Clean Energy Technology and Climate Change  

3

2

4

ESM 564

Advanced Sustainable Management Practices

3

2

4

Total

18

5

20

 

RESEARCH PROJECT June – August

ESM  566

Research Project Work

0

20

10

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

36

30

49