Module Code: EG5108

Micro-credential Overview

This module will start with an introduction to the potential roles green hydrogen can play in decarbonisation in the electricity, transportation and industrial sectors. Key national and EU policies and regulations relating to green hydrogen deployment will be described. The course will then review state-of-the-art hydrogen production, storage, transport and end-use technologies. Systematic design methods for green hydrogen systems, encompassing all elements of the value chain and how production interacts with renewable electricity production, will be covered. 

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25 - Semester 2

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 9

5 ECT’s 

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 Postgrad Level 9
Academic programme: Science and Engineering Micro-credentials CPC15.

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:

Green Hydrogen Technology, Design and Analysis - EG5108

You can find more details on our application process here.


Course Fees


Subsided fee: €310

*Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 80% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidised places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria on the Micro-credentials webpage.

Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age.  This course is designed for graduates of Level 8 engineering programmes, who are employed or seeking employment in the energy sector.  Applications can be considered using Recognition of Prior Learning.  

Contact Information

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