Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Bio-Energy
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code 111511 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Starting Date w/c 20th September 2021
Application Date Important notice about this course

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Duration 1 Semester Full Time
1 Year Part Time
Course Fee Fees FREE to those in receipt of an eligible DSP/Springboard payment

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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates must hold a Level 8 Honours Degree in Engineering, or in the Physico-Chemical Sciences. The award must be Honours 2.1 or above. Science disciplines are restricted to: Experimental Physics, Applied Physics, Physical Chemistry, Materials Science, General Chemistry, Building Services, Telecommunications or similar.

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Course Content

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This programme focuses on the crucial aspects associated with development and operation of bioenergy systems for the production of electricity, heat and transport fuels.

The course provides the student with a theoretical...

Subjects Taught Course Content
Bio-Energy 1
Bio-Energy 2
Energy Policy and Economics
Power Systems Integration of Renewables
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
The bio-energy industry, nationally and internationally, particularly advanced bio-energy options such as renewable gas, which is seen as a means of decarbonising heat and transport. It is expected that further career opportunities will become available in the coming years as energy policy focuses on bio-energy development
Further Enquiries Dr. Fergal O Rourke,
School of Engineering
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