MSc Sustainable Energy Development and Management

Part time

2 years, once a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Full time

1 year, twice a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Application deadlines

Open to apply 


MSc degree from MU

Program Intro:

Our program is designed to provide high-quality postgraduate training, offering flexible delivery methods to suit diverse learning needs. By fostering a deep understanding of energy sustainability, economics, and environmental issues, we equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to address current challenges and anticipate the future of energy systems. Aligned with Oman’s Energy Master Plan 2040 and Net-zero Emissions 2050 goals, our program focuses on developing state-of-the-art technical skills and nurturing critical thinking for sustainable energy management.


Why choose us?

  1. Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our program offers a comprehensive curriculum that delves into contemporary technical, policy, environmental, and economic issues in the global energy landscape. From renewable energy sources to carbon capture and storage, we provide insights into the full spectrum of sustainable energy solutions.
  2. Expert Faculty: Learn from industry experts and renowned scholars who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the classroom. Our faculty members are committed to fostering an environment of academic excellence, mentorship, and innovation.
  3. Hands-On Learning: Experience a practice-oriented and skills-based learning approach, where you’ll develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities essential for tackling real-world challenges in the energy sector. Through project-based assignments and practical exercises, you’ll hone your technical skills and gain valuable insights into sustainable energy management.
  4. Alignment with National Goals: Our program is strategically aligned with Oman’s Energy Master Plan 2040 and Net-zero Emissions 2050 objectives, ensuring that graduates are equipped to contribute meaningfully to the nation’s sustainable development agenda.

Learning Outcomes:

 Upon completion of our program, you will:

  1. Gain comprehensive knowledge of technical, policy, environmental, and economic aspects of energy usage, sustainability, and management on a global scale.
  2. Understand the origins and distribution of different energy sources, with a focus on renewable energy technologies and their role in mitigating global warming and climate change.
  3. Utilize software packages and IT skills for the analysis, modeling, and simulation of energy systems and sustainable ecosystems, facilitating informed decision-making and planning.
  4. Apply scientific knowledge to assess real-world challenges in energy and sustainability, including carbon capture and storage, net-zero emissions strategies, and the transition to a circular economy.
  5. Develop skills and practices for sustainable energy and ecosystem development and management, fostering a holistic approach to environmental stewardship.
  6. Evaluate, formulate, and solve energy- and decarbonization-related problems, contributing to efforts aimed at mitigating climate change and promoting sustainable development.
  7. Contribute to the creation of a sustainable and environmentally friendly industry and society, driving positive change towards a greener future.
  8. Engage in lifelong learning and research-related endeavors in the energy sector, fostering continuous growth and innovation towards sustainability.

Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants holding a BSc degree, either:

*Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Omani institution, OR
*Minimum of a second-class UK honours degree or its equivalent. OR
*A degree below good or second-class Honours can be considered with minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

*A Bachelor’s degree in various social science and engineering disciplines is accepted including energy, electrical, civil, mechanical, and chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, geology, information technology, planning, surveying, business, economics, social policy, industrial management, safety, health and environmental science and management, computer, physical and earth sciences, or other relevant subject areas.

  • Applicants holding an Advanced Diploma degree:

*A 2-year Diploma holder can be considered with minimum of 6 years relevant work experience, 3 training certificates and a no objection letter from the company. Subject to approval from Ministry of Higher Education Research and Innovation.

  • English language requirement:

IELTS: Academic test – minimum overall score of 6.0
TOEFL: Internet-based test – minimum score of 78.


    Students will take 8 modules (120 credits) and submit a thesis (60 credits).