Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Renewable Energy Engineering


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ECTS Coordinator

Mário Fernando Ventim Neves


Mário Fernando Ventim Neves

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1063,47 Euros/year or 7000,00 Euros/year (for foreign students).



Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years

Credits: 120 ECTS

Mandatory scientifc areas 

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Electrical Engineering EEC 12 -
Renewable Energies ER 78 -

Management of Environmental Systems

GSA 9 -

Human and Social Sciences

CHS  6 -
Mechanical Engineering EMc  6 -
Transferable Skills CC   3  -
Any Scientific Area   QAC  -  6 a)
TOTAL 114 6

a) 6 ECTS in courses chosen by the student on a list approved annually by the Scientific Council of FCT / UNLwhich includes the unity of all scientific areas of  FCT/UNL.

Access to other courses

Access to a 3rd cycle

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:

  1. Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.
  2. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.
  3. Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.
  4. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation (or Project) involves a public discussion with a Jury.


1.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
8854 Bioenergy 6.0
11685 Electrotechnics and Electrical Machinery 6.0
10380 Entrepreneurship 3.0
3679 Energy and the Environment 6.0
11485 Environmental Processes 3.0
11686 Turbomachines 6.0
2.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
11026 Strategic and Environmental Impact Assessment 6.0
11247 Electrical Power Management 6.0
11688 Electric Energy Processing and Storage 6.0
11687 Design of Solar and Photovoltaic Plants 6.0
2.º Semester - Unidade Curricular do Bloco Livre
Code Name ECTS
11066 Electives 6.0
2.º Year
Code Name ECTS
11804 Master Thesis in Renewable Energy Engineering 48.0
3.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
11246 Economy of Renewable Energies 6.0
10769 Policy on Renewable Energy 6.0