Offered Program: M.Sc. Energy Engineering


M.Sc. Energy Engineering Program is a multidisciplinary program in which a Graduate Engineer registered with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) can get admission. In particular the graduates of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Minning Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Electrical Engineering can undertake this multidisciplinary course.

The graduates will be;

1    Employed  in  the  public  or  private  sectors  in  the  areas  of  energy  science,  energy engineering, or energy business management or pursuing an advance degree.

2    Contributing  to  the  development  of  solutions  to  society’s  current  energy  needs  by integrating key science and engineering principles while being adaptable to changing organizational and societal needs.

3    Engaged in individual projects and multidisciplinary teams designing, evaluating, and recommending methods and strategies for the efficient production, processing, and utilization of renewable or non-renewable energy and addressing the associated environmental challenges.

PLO-1 Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PLO-2 Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.

PLO-3 Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PLO-4 Investigation: An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.

PLO-5 Modern Tool Usage: An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

PLO-6 The Engineer and Society: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.

PLO-7 Environment and Sustainability: An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PLO-8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.

PLO-9 Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.

PLO-10 Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PLO-11 Project Management: An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

PLO-12 Lifelong Learning: An ability to recognize importance of and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

The M.Sc. Energy Engineering program comprises of 30 credit hours (CHs). To fulfill the degree requirements, students will be offered following combinations.

  1. Thesis option: 8 courses (24 credit hours) + research thesis (6 credit hours)
  2. Non-thesis option: 10 courses (30 credit hours) + design project (0 credit hour)

Out of 8 courses for option (a) and 10 courses for option (b), students will have to opt 4 core (compulsory) courses of worth 12 credit hours. The remaining credit hours can be obtained from elective courses. The curriculum scheme and course details are given in the following sections.

Curriculum Scheme

  1. Thesis option: 8 courses (24 credit hours) + research thesis (6 credit hours)
  2. Non-thesis option: 10 courses (30 credit hours) + design project (0 credit hour)

Group-A: Core/ Compulsory Courses

Sr.NoCourse CodeCourse TitleCredit Hrs
1CERD-502Energy Statistics and Forecasting3.0
2CERD-505Energy Resources, Economics, and Environment3.0
3CERD-506Energy Auditing and Conservation3.0
4CERD-507Numerical Methods for Engineers3.0

Group-B: Elective courses

  1. Students opting for thesis option will have to pass minimum 4 elective courses (12 credit hours) 
  2. Students opting for non-thesis option will have to pass minimum 6 elective courses (18 credit hours).
Sr.NoCourse CodeCourse TitleCredit Hrs
1.CERD-503Clean Coal Technologies3.0
2.CERD-510Advanced Materials for Energy applications3.0
3.CERD-511Energy Materials Characterization3.0
4.CERD-512Research Methodologies in Engineering3.0
5.CERD-513Management of complex projects and procurements3.0
6.CERD-514Optimization Techniques3.0
7.CERD-515Advanced Power Systems3.0
8.CERD-516Introduction to Turbo Machines3.0
9.CERD-601 Wind Energy3.0
10.CERD-603 Design and Management of Energy System3.0
11.CERD-616Bio-Fuels Development and Applications3.0
12.CERD-618 Fuel Cell Systems3.0
13.CERD-619Power System Quality, Planning, and Reliability3.0
14.CERD-620Solar Energy Systems3.0
15.CERD-621Thermodynamics for Energy Systems3.0
16.CERD-622 Waste to Energy3.0

Group-C: Research/ Design Problem

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hrs
CERD-701Design project0.0