This Master’s Degree Program is based on the research work at the Solar Energy Research Center (SERC) at Dalarna University. The program started in 1999 under the name “European Solar Engineering School (ESES)”. Since then about 250 students have taken the program and most of them work today as solar experts in the solar industry and as researchers and teachers at universities all over the world.
Why should you take this program?
- Solar energy will play a crucial role in the supply of future energy on Earth.
- Solar energy engineers are already required in many sectors of the energy industry.
- This one-year master’s degree program has an ideal blend of theory and practical elements that give students an optimal start for their solar career.
- You will study while in close contact with teachers and researchers at (SERC). In the courses, you will be trained on real-case projects.
- The international character of the program and its participants will allow you to work in multinational companies and to create a worldwide network for your future career.
Who should study Solar Energy?
Successful candidates to the program are those who are interested in becoming a part of the fast-growing field of renewable energy. The program is suitable for students with a bachelor’s degree with a major in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical or Energy Engineering, or similar fields. Documented good command of both oral and written English is required. More details regarding prerequisites can be found in the right menu.
What will you study?
The first semester is devoted to courses in energy engineering with a focus on renewable energy, solar heating, solar electricity, solar energy management and design of solar heating systems. During the second semester, a successive progression is taken place through courses in PV/Hybrid systems and passive solar heating and building integration. The semester is ended with an 18 ECTS thesis work.
- Begins: Week 35, 2015
- Rate of studies: 100%
- Location: Borlänge
- Language: English
- Admission requirement: B.Sc. from a recognized university -, the equivalent of a Swedish “kandidatexamen” - with a major in mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry, energy engineering, building construction, electrical engineering, or the equivalent. A documented, good command of both oral and written English is required: English level B from a Swedish senior secondary school or the equivalent.
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Last updated January 24, 2018