Home » 2017/2018 GE Model » Global Awareness » GEGA1006 / GEGA021 – Green Energy for Global Society
Suggested Year of Study:1 – 4
Duration:1 Semester
Credit Units:3
Offering Unit:Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering
Medium of Instruction:English

Pre-requisites

None

Course Description

The course will focus on the challenging issue that our human being is facing – The Energy. The course will talk the importance of energy to our future society, energies in old forms (such as oil and coal) and their detrimental effects, and the solutions to the challenge in the future. The contents will cover all of the green energies, including solar energy, wind energy, hydrogen energy, tidal energy, hydroelectricity, Biomass, Geothermal Power, and others (such as ocean, and hot hydrogen fusion), and energy storage. In addition, topics on air pollution and global warming will be investigated.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

  1. Students will be able to describe how energy impacts human being and society.
  2. Students will be able to articulate the differences in conventional and green energy sources.
  3. Student will be able to describe and explain the technological concepts for various renewable energy source.
  4. Students will be able to describe and evaluate how the problem of global warming affects people daily life.