|The University of Johannesburg is offering a Part–time Honours Course in Energy Studies. This two-year part-time course will commence in February 2011. It comprises five modules and a project. Three modules will be covered in the first year, and the remaining two modules and the project in the second year.
The first year modules comprise energy economics, energy technology, and energy politics (the geographical and political aspects of energy). The second year modules comprise energy modelling, and energy planning and policy formulation. The emphasis is on the South and southern African energy landscape.The course will be taught on a monthly block basis, comprising a Thursday evening lecture, a Friday guest lecture and field excursion, and a Saturday session for a seminar, assignment submission and monthly review. Students must do reading, research and write assignments between monthly contact sessions.
Candidates will be expected to attend other relevant meetings and public lectures as they may occur during the course of the year.
The minimum requirement for admission is an appropriate B.Sc. degree or equivalent; relevant work experience may be considered in accepting applicants. (Note that it may also be possible for suitably qualified and committed individuals to complete this course in one year on a full-time basis.)