Master's Degree in Sustainable Energy in St. Petersburg in Russia

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Sustainable Energy

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

A Master in Sustainable Energy is an interdisciplinary study of the methods the world must employ in order to fulfill its energy needs. The biggest challenge is how to meet these requirements through the implementation of new law and policy and despite continued, rapid, globalization.

Russia (Russian: Россия) is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. The former State Committee for Higher Education in Russia financed 240 universities, academies and institutes, making Russia a solid country to study in.

St. Petersburg city is located along the Neva River. It has a population of over 5 million residents. The city has 716 public schools and 80 vocational schools.

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Master in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. [+]

Masters in Sustainable Energy in St. Petersburg in Russia. The structure of the degree program consists of advanced professional studies, elective courses and Master’s Thesis. Students get knowledge of underlying physical principals and material science aspects of photovoltaics, technology and metrology of solar modules, equipment, design and maintenance of solar power plants. Special attention is dedicated to Silicon photovoltaics, including the most efficient HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin layer) structures. Program curriculum includes the following advanced courses: Fundamentals of solid state physics; Fundamentals of Photovoltaics; Computer Simulation in Electronics; Metrology of photovoltaic cells and modules; Diagnostics of materials and structures in microelectronics and photovoltaics; Optical and spectroscopic methods of diagnostics in photovoltaics; Technology of silicon solar modules; Laser technologies and processing in manufacturing of solar modules; Microprocessors and microcontrollers ; Equipment and automation of solar power plants; History and Methodology of Electronics. Students have access to the most modern and sophisticated technological and metrological equipment for solar modules production and testing at the Research and Development Center for Thin-film Technologies in Energetic under Ioffe Institute. Using these facilities they carry out scientific research and get skills of practical work with real metrological instruments and technological apparatuses. In 2015 program “Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Technology” successfully underwent general assessment and was awarded EUR-ACE® label by ENAEE - European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education. Department of Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronic Devices is one of the oldest and the most renowned departments in the University. It was established in 1931, more than 80 years ago. The research activity of the Department is focused on semiconductor and thermoelectric photodetectors, infrared systems, lasers and laser technologies, optoelectronic devices for remote sensing and photovoltaics. Many outstanding Russian scientists and engineers graduated from the Department of Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronic Devices. The most renowned of the Department’s alumni is the laureate of the Nobel Prize in Physics (2000) Prof. ZhoresAlferov, who started his brilliant scientific career in the laboratories of the Department. Programme: 120 ECTS credits, full-time study (2 years), Master’s Degree Eligibility: candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in the corresponding field Scholarship: scholarship covers the tuition fee and some study materials An academic year includes 2 semesters beginning on 1st September and 10th February, Winter holidays - 2 weeks, Summer holidays - 2 months (July, August). Master’s Thesis defense is in June. Educational programs of «LETI» are constantly modernized, following the principle «Training through research». Graduates of our university receive new, profound knowledge and practical skills of work. [-]