Renewable Energy Systems

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 1.49 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
StudyQA ranking:1145 Duration:12 months

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The courses includes parts with advanced modern methods, such as computer based simulation methods suitable for working with the development and use of new technologies for renewable energy but also as a start for further graduate studies in the energy sector. Energy is by nature a cross-border scientific field and there are links to our university's other educational and research fields such as environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and economics.

After completing the program, students will be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

* have a detailed understanding of the complex processes used in modern and current energy technologies and how they can be used.
* have a comprehensive knowledge of the environmental impacts of different energy sources and their advantages and disadvantages in a global perspective.

Skills and Abilities

* propose and design appropriate energy sources for different needs.
* evaluate and analyze the impact of selected energy sources.
* conduct advanced investigations in the energy field.
* to use scientific methods.

Judgments and approach

* evaluate and assess energy and technical processes on a scientific basis .

The program is a one-year postgraduate program at an advanced level and comprises 60 credits (hp) in the main field of study - renewable energy technologies. All courses are electives, individual courses (except the thesis) may be exchanged with other courses in the field of energy from other universities, after consultation with the administrator of the program. An appropriate course packages can be chosen from the courses below (all courses are within the main application area and is at an advanced level):

* Wind power projects and commissioning, 7.5 hp
* Numerical methods to solve thermal and electromagnetic fields, 7.5 hp
* Design and analysis of electrical power systems and utilites, 7.5hp
* Production of electric energy from renewable energy, 7.5 hp
* Exergy, 7.5 hp
* Advanced course in biogas, 7.5 hp
* Advanced course in district heating, 7.5 hp
* Scientific methods in natural sciences, 7.5 hp
* Master thesis (compulsory), 7.5 hp

Bachelor degree in Energy or equivalent. Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course B (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as: * IELTS: score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with none of the sections scoring less than 5.5) * TOEFL paper based: score of 4.5 in written test and a total score of 575 * TOEFL internet-based: score of 20 in written test and a total score of 90 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 5.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 575 TOEFL iBT® test: 20
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