Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, Mixed, 50%, Distance learning

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 30 October 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-18215 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Final school grades (66%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (34%)

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

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: 29 July 2022 – 21 August 2022

  • Spring 2023, Mixed, 50%, Distance learning

    Start date: 16 January 2023

    End date: 19 March 2023

    Application deadline: 17 October 2022

    Application code: UU-68215 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Final school grades (66%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (34%)

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

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: General entry requirements

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 16,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16,250

About the course

The course gives you a basic understanding of wind power, how a wind turbine works, knowledge of wind resources, the permissions need for development, the environmental impacts of wind power and some useful economic calculations.

More information

Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Study counselling

Email: studievagledningcampusgotland@uadm.uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 10 82 45