This Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Technologies at Engineering Institute of Technology has identical standing and level to that of a university Graduate Diploma, but is focused on the career outcomes of a professional engineer and technologist. As the title suggests, it has a greater vocational or ‘job related’ emphasis, and focuses more on developing practical skills that you can apply to the workplace, rather than theory alone.
A feature of this program is that in using web collaborative technologies you will not only study and work with your peers around the world on various renewable energy design projects, but you will do this conveniently from your desktop using the latest techniques in live web and video conferencing. The Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Technologies focuses on the mainstream technologies viz. photovoltaic, wind and small hydro, but also covers other less common technologies such as biomass, osmotic and tide power generation, among others.
The course deals with practical issues of renewable energy that will confront an advanced practitioner in the field. For example, you will be exposed to the modeling and simulation of wind turbines, and the design of wind farms. You will also be expected to undertake advanced design and conceptualization work in which you will apply the calculations learned in less advanced programs. Some of the work and study you will be undertaking will involve pioneering technology and exploring new approaches. There is a definite ongoing need for highly qualified and skilled specialists in the renewable engineering field and this course caters for that need. Upon completing this program you will be able to show technical leadership in the field of renewable energy, and be known as an advanced practitioner in the field.
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- Unit 1 – Fundamentals and General Distribution/Interconnection Components (GREFGD801)
- Unit 2 – Solar-Based Systems (GRESBS802)
- Unit 3 – Wind Power Generation (GREWPS803)
- Unit 4 – Hydro Power Generation Systems (GREHPG804)
- Unit 5 – Other Renewable Energy Technologies (GREORE805)
- Unit 6 – Energy Storage Technologies (GREEST806)
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- 6 months
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Biodiversity & Conservation
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.