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RenE Syllabus at UPC

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)
MSc Renewable Energy - RENE

 

Diploma: MSc Energy Engineering
Academic year: 2013-2014

Semester 1: From mid September to the end of January
Semester 2: From mid February to the end of June

Curriculum Description (pdf)

 

YEAR 1
ECTSSem. 1Sem. 2
Core Training 60
Mandatory courses 55 25 30
Elective courses 5 5

Code Courses ECTS Sem. Type
Bridging courses 12
Sensitive to the student background and year 2 specialization
Not counted in the course corresponding to 60 ECTS per year 1
240CF002 Electronics Fundamentals 3 1 Basic skills
240CF001 Electrical Engineering fundamentals 3 1 Basic skills
240CF009 Hydraulic Fundamentals 3 1 Basic skills
240CF006 Thermodynamics Fundamentals 3 1 Basic skills
Core training (MSc Energy Engineering) 40
820730 Energy resources 5 1 Mandatory
820731 The power grid system 5 1 Mandatory
820732 Energy and environment 5 1 Mandatory
820733 Renewable Energy Technology 5 1 Mandatory
820734 Thermal equipment 5 2 Mandatory
820735 Electrical equipment 5 2 Mandatory
820736 Economics and Energy Markets 5 2 Mandatory
820737 Energy efficiency and rational use of energy 5 2 Mandatory
RENE Specialization 15
240SEL72 RENE Project 5 1 Mandatory
240SEL48 Technological entrepreneurship: business plan development 3 2 Mandatory
240SEL44 New Perspectives on Material Science and Technology 4 2 Mandatory
240SEL57 Oral and written communication 3 2 Mandatory (1)
(1) Elective for students from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand.
Elective courses 5
820739 Wind power 5 1 Elective
820740 Solar photovoltaics 5 1 Elective
820744 Solar thermal energy 5 1 Elective
820750 Power electronics applied to distributed energy resources 5 1 Elective
820757 Computational Methods in Energy Technology 5 1 Elective
820763 Thermal and thermochemical energy storage 5 1 Elective

YEAR 2

ECTSSem. 1Sem. 2
Specialization 60
Mandatory courses 30 30
Elective courses 30 30
Code Courses ECTS Sem. Type
RENE Specialization 30
820739 Wind power 5 1 Elective
820740 Solar photovoltaics 5 1 Elective
820743 Photovoltaic devices 5 1 Elective
820744 Solar thermal energy 5 1 Elective
820747 Integration of renewable energy systems to the grid 5 1 Elective
820748 Hydrogen and fuel cells 5 1 Elective
820750 Power electronics applied to distributed energy resources 5 1 Elective
820755 Smart grids 5 1 Elective
820757 Computational Methods in Energy Technology 5 1 Elective
820763 Thermal and thermochemical energy storage 5 1 Elective
Master Thesis 30
240SEL41 Master Thesis 30 2 Mandatory



RECOMMENDED TRACKS
Code Solar Energy PV CSP
820740 Solar photovoltaics X
820743 Photovoltaic devices X
820750 Power electronics applied to distributed energy resources X
820747 Integration of renewable energy systems to the grid X X
820744 Solar thermal energy X
820757 Computational Methods in Energy Technology X
820763 Thermal and thermochemical energy storage X
Code Power generation & integration to the grid
820739 Wind power
820740 Solar photovoltaics
820747 Integration of renewable energy systems to the grid
820750 Power electronics applied to distributed energy resources
820755 Smart grids
820748 Hydrogen and fuel cells

MSc on Renewable Energy - RenE