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Energy Conversion Systems and Technologies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Tarragona, Spain
The Universitat Rovira i Virgili Master's Degree in Energy Conversion Systems and Technologies provides the training needed to produce researchers and professional who can develop, design and manage energy systems that use renewable energy sources and which are highly integrated into energy networks to ensure the maximum efficiency and availability.
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Overview

Society today faces a range of major challenges, including global warming, climate change, the overexploitation of natural resources and conventional energy sources, population growth in developing countries, the growing demand for refrigeration for comfort and to preserve foods, the concentration of the population in urban areas, and so. These challenges require new strategies and new technologies to develop solutions that allow the continuing social and economic development of our communities around the world with new technologies that are based clean technologies rather than the burning of fossil fuels.

These challenges and the new technologies that are being developed to deal with them will require professionals expert in energy conversion systems and technologies for intelligent energy networks. Furthermore, it will not be possible to develop an efficient industry and a construction sector able to meet the challenge of applying new concepts of energy consumption to buildings without experts specialising in the latest technologies in energy efficiency and the integration of renewable energies.

Career opportunities

Graduates from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili Master's Degree in Energy Conversion Systems and Technologies will be qualified for the following career opportunities:

  • Energy consultant.
  • Researcher at universities, research institutes or research, development and innovation departments.
  • Energy production manager.
  • Energy projects manager.
  • HVAC systems manager.
  • Specialist engineer in energy efficiency and renewable energies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Characterisation and Modelling of Energy Demand in Buildings
  • Determining Thermodynamic Properties and Fluid Transport
  • Advanced Thermodynamic Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Polygeneration of Energy and Energy Integration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In addition to the general documentation required for pre-registration, applicants to the master's degree must also present:

  • A certificate confirming that they have a minimum level of English (B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or equivalent). Applicants that cannot accredit this level will be interviewed by the master's degree coordinator to determine their ability to read, write and understand English before they are admitted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3131 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3131 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2913 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Tarragona

  • 580 - 960 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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