Online Course: Sustainable Energy

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[Free to audit or pursue the MicroMasters credential for $1495]

Learn about the complex nature of energy generation, distribution and supply, and the challenges of transitioning to a sustainable energy future.

Our world is facing an energy crisis and we need professionals with interdisciplinary knowledge across science, policy and industry to help organizations prosper in the low carbon economy. 

This MicroMasters program will equip you with the knowledge to take on these challenges.

You will explore the crucial role of technology, policy and innovation in energy project management and development and grasp the importance of balancing the trade-offs between social, economic and environmental considerations.

You will gain a deep understanding of sustainability and risk management principles that you can apply to your own situation where it intersects with the complex world of energy.

This MicroMasters credential will showcase your in-depth knowledge of the dynamic nature of sustainable energy generation and supply.

This MicroMasters credential may allow you to take advantage of the opportunity to be accepted into the Master of Sustainable Energy at The University of Queensland and accelerate degree completion.

Job Outlook

Global renewable energy employment reached 8.1 million, a 5% increase, in 2015 (International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA))

Average salary for energy engineers in the US is $80,489, and $56,085 for energy consultants (Glassdoor)

Career prospects include:

  • energy regulations or energy efficiency consultant;
  • energy markets analyst;
  • energy advisor or planner;
  • project manager in renewable energy;
  • business development in energy;
  • operations manager in energy;
  • energy efficiency engineer