1 year / up to 3 years

Study type

Full -Time / Part-Time

Credit hours



Taught modules 40%, Group projects 20%, (or dissertation
for part time students) Individual project 40%

Programme Details

MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes is designed to equip graduates and practicing engineers with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental issues of energy thrift and environmental consequences of irrational use of energy resources in the industrial and commercial sectors. This degree programme is one of a set of post graduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of a Cranfield University degree and also a Muscat University degree.

Programme Objectives

The MSc in Energy Systems and Thermal Processes aims to:

  • Furnish students with the up to date technical knowledge and skills required for achieving  better management of energy.
  • Enhance students’ knowledge of designing of energy efficient systems and processes and the reduction and control of pollution cost-effectively.
  • Prepare students for a successful career as energy professionals in a wide range of industries, consultancies, research organisations and local and central government departments.

Admission Requirements

  • A UK 2nd class honours degree or its equivalent.
  • Applications from candidates with lesser qualifications but with considerable relevant working experience will be considered.
  • A minimum English language proficiency level equivalent to IELTS 6.5.
    (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component).
Mod# Module Title Credits
01 Heat Transfer 10
02 Industrial Heating Systems 10
03 Power Generation Systems 10
04 Thermal Systems Operation and Design 10
05 Renewable Energy Technologies: Systems 10
06 Management for Technology 10
07 Computational Fluid Dynamics for Industrial Processes 10
08 Process Measurement Systems 10
09 A group project (or dissertation for part-time students) 40
10 Thesis individual defence 80