Sustainable Energy Engineering
Sustainable Energy Engineering explores how we generate and store energy from sources such as natural gas, oil, and solar, and produce products such as electrical power, fuels, and batteries.
You will also learn about environmental issues and moves towards sustainable engineering and renewable energy.
- Practical lab work learning how to improve various kinds of energy.
- Identifying opportunities to reduce energy demand.
- Individual and group design and research projects.
Sustainable Energy Engineering minor
For the minor in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, complete the following courses:
- ENCH392 Thermodynamics and Chemical Reaction Engineering
- ENGR404 Renewable Energy Technologies and Management
- ENCH483 Advanced Energy Processing Technologies and Systems
- ENCH494 Process Engineering Design 3 OR ENCH495 Research Project
Plus complete the requirements for Chemical and Process Engineering.
Knowledge of energy management will prepare you to meet the increasing demand in industries, ranging from wind to solar to carbon power generation. You will also be a great source of expertise in environmental effects and sustainable engineering practice.
Some career pathways could include:
- Power suppliers
- Operations and site management
- Renewable energy and sustainability
- Energy analyst.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Chemical and Process Engineering.
Te Tari Pūhanga Tukanga Matū | Department of Chemical and Process Engineering
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