MSc Sustainable Energy Transitions


The 2 year programme consists of a thesis and the following core and elective courses:


  • Sustainable Energy Systems and Society
  • Research Methodology
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Energy Project Development, Finance and Management
  • Energy Policy, Laws and Regulation
  • Power Systems Fundamentals
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Energy Management and Standards
  • Energy Systems Analysis and Decision Making
  • Internship Design Seminar
  • Communication Seminar for Energy Professionals
  • Capstone Project
  • Internship


  • Solar Photovoltaic Systems
  • Data Science Concepts
  • Big Data, Internet of Things and Energy
  • Governance and Public Policy
  • Energy Economics

This MSc programme aims to transform technocrats and practitioners in the off-grid energy sector into well rounded professionals. Multidisciplinary in nature, it draws on courses from various disciplines lay strong introductory foundations to key themes across energy such as engineering, law, humanities economics and finance. Students may further specialise through elective courses and a research project. The programme aims  to develop a strong understanding of the interactions between students’ specialisations, the energy ecosystem, the economy and the society in general. It will also seek to develop individuals who can apply the knowledge they have obtained to address the energy access trilemma of accessibility, affordability and reliability of energy.

The curriculum includes an industry work placement or development of a capstone project, aimed at developing practical experience in the energy sector and work-place skills for successful entry into the workforce after graduation.


This programme is still under development by Strathmore University, we’ll keep you updated as it progresses. To learn more about Strathmore, visit