Master's Degree in Energy in Gijon in Spain

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Energy studies teach about how power demands are met. This may be through conventional means, or alternative energy sources such as wind and solar energy. Some programs might explore the development of new sources.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

Gijon is a municipality city in Asturias, Spain. The city is divided into 6 districts and has a population of over 200,000 persons. It has 2 main universities namely the National University of Distance Education and the University of Oviedo.

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Master in Electrical Energy Conversion & Power Systems

Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Spain Gijon

The main goal of the Master's Degree in "Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Systems" is to train qualified experts in areas related to electrical energy management and power systems applied to renewable energies. [+]

Masters in Energy in Gijon in Spain. International Master Degree - Electrical Energy Conversion & Power Systems Objectives: The main goal of the Master's Degree in "Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Systems" is to train qualified experts in areas related to electrical energy management and power systems applied to renewable energies. The Master presents a double approach: scientific and professional. Concerning the scientific part, training is based on the design of two main applications: Electrical Power Systems and Electrical and Hybrid Traction Systems. On the other hand, concerning the professional part training is based on the management of electrical energy. Thus, the subjects included in this professional part, have been designed following two main ideas: the consumers’ management of energy and the generation and transmission of electrical energy in a free market. Three main lines have been considered as keystones in the Master: Electrical Power Systems. Electrical and Hybrid Vehicles. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies. Course Structure: The Master is divided into 4 terms with a duration of two years (120 ECTS): The first term is an equalization stage that offers optional courses designed to promote the homogenization of the students' knowledge are offered. The second term offers several compulsory courses for all the students. These subjects will promote the acquisition of the common skills of the Master. The third term has been designed following two possible tracks: professional and research. The first one is focused on the acquisition of the required competences for the management of electric energy, with a special emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energies. The second track approaches the technology development and the industrial design established in the specific competences of the master guide lines: "Power systems" and "Electric / Hybrid vehicle". The last term has been designed to complete the training of students. The courses given in this period are based on general teaching. In addition, students have to complete their Master's Thesis. Student Profile: This Master is oriented towards Technical Engineers, Engineers or other graduates interested in Power Systems related to Energy Efficient Conversion. Candidates are expected fulfil the following requirements: Oral and written communication skills in the master official language (English). Ability to work in teams and set long-term personal relationships with people of other nationalities and cultures. Interest in acquiring new skills and being decisive; eagerness to be in a constant learning process. Location: The Master Degree will be taught at the Campus of Viesques of the University of Oviedo, located in Gijón, where more than 3,000 students attend undergraduate, master and doctoral degrees at present. [-]