Module Code: BST151

Micro-credential Overview

Improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprints and energy costs is a priority for many organisations. An Energy Management System (EnMS) can play a lead role in achieving these aims. An EnMS is a process for continually improving energy performance. Suitable for all organisations, whatever the size or sector, it is particularly beneficial in organisations operating energy intensive processes. This Micro-credential prepares the graduate for managing energy in industry according to the energy management standard (i.e. ISO 50001). Tools and methodologies for energy management will be presented alongside case studies.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25, Semester 1

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is Online Learning. Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTS

Level 8 


Application Process

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Level 7 and 8
Academic programme: Science & Technology Micro-credentials - CPB1

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Energy Management for organisations - BST151

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


*Fee Subsidy
Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 80% HEA fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidised places. For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria on the Micro-credentials webpage.

This course has also been approved by Galway Executive Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 30% for students whose company is a member of their network. For more information, contact: Galway Executive Skillnet – Eamonn Molloy at:

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NB: Applicants can only apply one subsidy towards their application. 

Entry Requirements 

  • Applicants must be over 21 years of age.
  • A Level 7 qualification or equivalent is required.
  • Applications can be considered using Recognition of Prior Learning.

Contact Information

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