Master’s studies

Wind Power Installation, Operations and Maintenance 2017/2018 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2018 weeks 12-22 (19 March - 1 June) - Mixed - 50 % - Distance learning

Application Deadline: 2017-10-16

Enrolment Code: UU-68236 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

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

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. 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 in English but written hand-in assignments can be submitted in Swedish.

About the course:

The course explores the various stages and actors in a wind energy project's life cycle, which includes logistics, installation, operation and dismantling. Required project management is included and the planning tools WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and GANTT are introduced. Various operational and maintenance strategies, and related contracts, insurance and warranties are studied and risk factors are analysed.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villav. 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villav. 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Andrew Barney andrew.barney@geo.uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 10 83 72