University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Energy

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Program Description

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Energy

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The aim of the master is to prepare professionals in the field of energy, environment and sustainable production with rigorous scientific and technical background, capable of providing a flexible and multidisciplinary response to the challenges of building a sustainable society through the conception, design, evaluation, implementation and management of environmentally friendly processes, consumption of natural resources and health.

Career opportunities

The Master's Degree provides students the training to be qualified for jobs as:

  • Responsible of Energy, Enviroment and Quality Departments of Business Environment
  • Responsible of Energy Production Plants (cogenerations, combined cycles, wind farms, photovoltaic farms, industrial organization responsible)
  • Responsible of Waste Treatment Plants
  • Responsible of Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Technician in Engineering, Consulting and Certification Companies
  • R&D&I Laboratories and Institutes
  • Secondary and High Education Teaching
  • Creation of their own enterprises
  • Realization of projects on request

Language of instruction

English

1st Semester

  • Eco-efficient Process Design
  • Sustainability Tools
  • Environmental and Energy Legislation
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Energy Efficiency in Industry and Transport
  • Energy Management
  • Management and Valorisation
  • Optional subjects

2nd Semester

  • Air Pollution
  • Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Thermal and Hydraulic Machines
  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings
  • Advanced Water Treatment
  • Optional subjects

3rd Semester

  • Work Placement
  • Master’s Thesis

Optional Subjects

  • Management and Administration of Companies
  • Analytical Tools Applied to Environmental Engineering
  • Change Management
  • Integration of Renewable Energies
  • Industrial Leadership
  • Modelling of Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Pollutant Dispersion Models
  • Numerical Simulation in Environmental and Energy Engineering
  • Emerging Energy Technologies

Specific requirements for admission to the master's programme

For students to be admitted to the programme, in addition to the general requirements for a master's programme, they must submit a:

  • Motivation letter/statement of intent
  • Proof of competence in English (B2)
  • Letters of reference (optional)

Criteria of selection

Students will be selected according to the following criteria:

  1. Bachelor Degree (up to a maximum of 30 points, on the basis of the following order)
    a.Bachelor's Degree in Engineering: up to a maximum of 30 points,
    b. Bachelor's Degree in Science or Architecture: up to a maximum of 25 points 25
    c. Other: 0 points.
  2. Evaluation of the transcript of the official university degree that gives access to the master's programme: up to a maximum of 40 points.
  3. Competence in English higher than the minimum level required (level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). If the candidate does not owns a certificate, he/she will be asked to do an interview evaluating oral comprehension, writing and reading: up to a maximum of 10 points
  4. Complementary Training (courses, seminars or other training activities accredited documentarily) related with the content of the Master's program, Professional experience: up to a maximum of 10 points.
  5. Other activities, such as foreign stays (certified min. 12 weeks), motivation, recommendation letters, personal interview: up to a maximum of 10 points.

However, if all the places offered were not covered, provided the access and admission requirements are met, the admission authority may admit students without prioritizing them on the basis of merit.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 16, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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3 semesters
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