Master´s Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency

Multidisciplinary education to respond to the challenges of the future
Postgraduate degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency

Master´s Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (University’s Own Degree)

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Degree:Master´s Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency

Center responsible:Higher Polytechnic School

Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture

Available places: 35

Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2019-2020

Duration: 1 year. From October to June

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Nebrija SMART Engineering, a guarantee of quality in the training of professionals to lead the energy transition

The world is in a profound process of change, both from an environmental and technological point of view. These variations affect the technologies of energy production and the models of generation, distribution and consumption of electricity. Faced with this new outlook, renewable energies are becoming fundamentally important, becoming the main protagonists of the future energy transition.

In order to face these new challenges, specialized professionals, experts in the efficient use of energy and its production are necessary. Nebrija University's Master's Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency is designed to respond to that demand and train transversal professionals, capable of obtaining a global vision of all the processes in the generation, distribution and consumption of energy.

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The Master's degree has three main objectives in the training of students. The first is that the student is able to analyze and understand, from the technical, economic and geostrategic points of view, the great changes that are taking place in energy issues. On the other hand, the second is that the student acquires a thorough knowledge of all renewable generation technologies. The last objective is for the student to understand the importance of energy efficiency and master the different practices for the efficient use of energy.

This degree is framed under the University's philosophy, a seal of quality: the Nebrija SMART Engineering philosophy. With it, Nebrija University wants its students to receive a transversal and multidisciplinary training. In this way, they will become the most prepared and ready professionals to be the answer to the challenges ahead in this changing society.

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A first-rate faculty trained by the best professionals in the energy sector

Nebrija SMART Engineering

Philosophy of the Higher Polytechnic School that affects the transversal training of its students, providing the necessary skills to respond to the technological challenges of the future.

Professional internships

The students of this Master's degree will be able to carry out their professional internships in some of the companies and institutions of the sector such as VESTAS, EDP energy, ARUP, TYPSA y VIESSMANN.

Job placement and high employability

This is a Master's degree in one of the sectors with the highest labor demand. In addition, students have a personalized coaching service for guidance and internships that facilitates their access to the labor market.

Study Master in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency in Madrid

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Starting from a basic training in engineering, the student will understand the global energy context, will know in detail the economic, regulatory and technological foundations of the Renewable Energies sector, and will acquire direct experience in its application through supervised individual work, the Final Research Project.
The student must complete 60 credits

First year 27 ECTS

  • 3 ECTS | Fundamentals of energy
  • 2 ECTS | Energy context and regulatory framework
  • 6 ECTS | Wind and small wind energy
  • 6 ECTS | Solar energy
  • 4 ECTS | Hydraulic and minihydraulic energy
  • 4 ECTS | Biomass energy and biofuels
  • 2 ECTS | Other energies

Second year 33 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Renewable project financing
  • 6 ECTS | Management and organization of renewable projects
  • 4 ECTS | Energy analysis of buildings
  • 4 ECTS | Energy Analysis of Industries
  • 7 ECTS | Energy Audit
  • 6 ECTS | Master's degree Final Research Project


  • Compulsory (54 ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project (6 ECTS)

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Career Opportunities

Energy resources from renewable sources, energy efficiency and active demand management are the foundation of the energy transition that is occurring worldwide.

The report of the International Labor Organization (ILO), “Social perspectives and employment in the world 2018”, affirms that actions to limit the planet's temperature to 2ºC will facilitate the creation of 24 million new jobs worldwide by 2030.

The Master's Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency responds to the need of many companies and institutions in positions such as:

  • Renewable Energy Project Technician.
  • Operation and/or maintenance technician for photovoltaic, wind and Biomass plants.
  • Project Manager of Renewable Energy Plants and Facilities.
  • Design engineer of renewable energy facilities.
  • Commercial Technician for Renewable Energy Companies.
  • Energy resource evaluation technician.
  • Project manager of renewable energy projects.
  • Energy Saving and/or Energy Efficiency Technician.
  • Energy auditor or consultant of industrial/service companies.
  • Renewable energy project financial and economic feasibility analyst.

Employability recognized in the Rankings

The commitment of Nebrija University to the academic requirement, training in leading companies and institutions, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international projection, places the University in the top positions of the most important rankings.

The International Ranking QS Stars awards Nebrija University the maximum score in the quality and satisfaction of students in teaching, employability of the graduates and the internationalization of the institution.

The national rankings also recognize Nebrija University as the first Spanish university in teaching and second in employability, highlighting its performance in research, knowledge transfer and internationalization.

Professional Internships

Nebrija University has signed a Collaboration Agreement on training and employment internships with nearly 3,000 companies and institutions, to promote the practical training of all its students and their access to the professional environment and first employment of university graduates.

These are some of the companies that students of the Master's Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency can opt for, in order to carry out their internships and be in full contact with the professional field.

  • EDP
  • IDOM
  • KPMG
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Lead the energy transition

Respond to the technological and environmental challenges of the future by studying the Master's Degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency at Nebrija University. This transversal and multidisciplinary program will make you become the best-qualified professional.

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