Master's Degree in Energy Engineering in Coimbra in Portugal

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Energy Engineering

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Energy engineering, which is considered a branch of manufacturing, focuses on providing energy services to communities. Individuals who study energy engineering learn how to improve energy efficiency, help companies comply with energy regulations and research as well as implement modern energy technologies.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

Coimbra (also known as the student city) was once the capital city of Portugal with a population of more than 100,000 persons. The oldest university in Europe, the University of Coimbra is here. This university attracts students from all over the world who seek to pursue different courses.

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Master in Electrical Energy Conversion & Power Systems

Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

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 Engineering in Coimbra in Portugal. 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,... [-]