Energy Resources 6 cr

About the Course

After completion of the course the student shall be able to
Knowledge and understanding
1. explain how conversion of energy commodities into electrical energy and heat is made
2. describe renewable energies, their possibilities, and problems
3. present current research and development work related to the course content
4. present the fundamental challenges of sustainable environment with a special focus on the challenges faced by future energy systems
5. present the construction of a district heating network, its theory, technique, and function as well as municipal power systems

Competence and skills
6. analyse technical solutions and system integration of sustainable and renewable energy
7. define and formulate a project work autonomously as well as plan and, using appropriate methods, undertake the same within predetermined time frames
8. in speech and writing report their project work and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments on which they are based

Judgement and approach
9. demonstrate awareness of ethical aspects of research and development work
10. make assessments informed by disciplinary issues related to the course content
11. make assessments informed by social issues related to the course content.



Application information


English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course 6/B. Completion of Bachelor's degree in technology or natural sciences of at least 180 credits, or equivalent foreign degree, at least 12 credits of which in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, or equivalent knowledge.


University credits

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Autumn 2021
Normal teaching
202135 - 202202
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 20
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-16707
Language: English
Pace: One-quarter-time

*) The online application at opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
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