On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :
Knowledge - Breadth
A broad based knowledge and understanding of mathematics, the physical sciences, Information and Communications Technology, design processes and methodologies and industrial practices relevant to building energy systems.
Knowledge - Kind
A detailed knowledge and understanding of the application of mathematical and scientific methods to the solution and management of building energy system problems, whilst recognising any inherent limitations.
Skill - Range
The ability to use complex techniques, skills and modern engineering tools to solve complex building energy systems problems and to communicate effectively with the engineering community and society in general.
Skill - Selectivity
The ability to apply, manipulate and develop the design of a system, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of a system in complex and unfamiliar situations.
Competence - Context
An understanding of the diverse nature and the social context of building energy systems; appreciate the impact of engineering solutions in a global, commercial and environmental context; whilst having the confidence and independence to apply existing knowledge to new and unfamiliar problems.
Competence - Role
An ability to act in teams and in a multi-disciplinary fashion, set and implement work objectives and priorities, to take a leadership role where required; recognise, interpret and apply appropriate regulations.
Competence - Learning to Learn
An awareness of the current boundaries of the various specialist areas in building energy systems and to have sufficient academic training, confidence and discipline to broaden and deepen own knowledge base through further study, research and professional development
Competence - Insight
A recognition of their obligations to society, the profession and the environment by being familiar with the expectations and standards inherent in professional codes of conduct, and by realising the interconnectivity between technology and global sustainability.