Abu Dhabi: Khalifa University of Science and Technology and ADNOC have introduced a minor in Energy Transition academic program designed for engineering and science disciplines students.
The undergraduate program provides students insight into the challenges and opportunities of transitioning from conventional fossil-based energy sources to more sustainable and lower-carbon alternatives.
It also helps students understand how the energy landscape is transforming and opens a pathway to possible future careers in the energy industry.
The minor in Energy Transition academic program supports ADNOC’s commitment to empowering young talent with the skills required to build successful careers in the energy sector.
“The launch of the minor in Energy Transition program in collaboration with ADNOC will definitely create and nurture skill sets to steer the UAE in the sustainability arena, especially in policy-making and rapid adoption of renewable energy.”
Students taking up the minor in Energy Transition program must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework, including three core courses for nine credits and two technical elective courses for six credits. The core courses are Introduction to Energy Transition Management, Energy Policy, and Economics, as well as Innovative Low-Carbon Energy Conversion Systems.
Students will also have the option to select any two technical elective courses out of the following; Carbon Capture and Storage, Climate Change Policy and Risk Management, Pollution Prevention and Waste Management, Introduction to Clean Energy Production, as well as Renewable and Sustainable Energy.