Wind Power Planning 2019/2020 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2019, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 4 November 2019

End date: 19 January 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-18252 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (40 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10 %) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50 %)

Outline for distance course: The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted in the e-classroom online and the student will receive personal feedback by the teacher. A forum for discussion is available. To participate in the course you will need a computer with internet connection and Flash.

Entry Requirements: Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16250

Please note: The course is given in English, but the assignments and course report may be written in Swedish.

About the course:

The course is about how to use land and plan as efficiently as possible for energy production while also taking into account the environment. Topics like wind power policies, energy policy, spatial planning, planning strategies/methods, opinion and acceptance, environmental impact of noise and shadows as well as wind power's impacts on landscape will be studied. You will also analyse the wind power policy and planning strategy in the student's own country, region or municipality.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Fan Zou, Heracles Polatidis fan.zou@geo.uu.se; heracles.polatidis@geo.uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 108 367, +46 498 10 83 73