MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes

MSc Energy Systems and Thermal Processes


1 year / 2 years

Study type

Full-Time / Part-Time

Credit hours



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


Annual Tuition Fees : OMR 9,000

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 honors 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).

Students will be required to take eight core modules (80 credits) and a group project
(or dissertation for part-time students) (40 credits) (120 credits in total). Students will also be required to carry out an individual thesis project (80 credits).(200 credits in total).

Core Modules
Module Number Module Title
1 Heat Transfer
2 Industrial Heating Systems
3 Power Generation System
4 Thermal Systems Operation and Design
5 Renewable Energy Technologies: Systems
6 Management for Technology
7 Computational Fluid Dynamics for Industrial Processes
8 Process Measurements Systems
9 Group Project (full time students only)
10 Dissertation (part-time students only)
11 Energy Individual Research Project (thesis)

Annual Tuition Fees : OMR 9,000

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