Wind Power Development and Management, 15 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 30 October 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-18251 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 29 July 2022 – 28 August 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within engineering, science or social science. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

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 36,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 36,250

About the course

The course includes studies of sustainable development and energy sources. Basic mathematical and physical concepts will be covered. An introduction to prerequisites for wind power development including how a wind turbine works, planning for wind energy, environmental impact, location and economic aspects will be given. The phases of wind power projects is studied. Oral and written presentations in a scientific context will be discussed and practiced in the course.

The course focus on project management methodology and processes specific to the development of wind power projects. Project planning, project team organisation, negotiations and conflict resolutions are important parts of the course. A site study visit to an operating wind farm is included.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Liselotte Aldén

Email: liselotte.alden@geo.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 83 64