A series of 5 courses with credit eligibility for Delft University MSc degrees.


Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree.

  • A MicroMasters Program

    Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree.

  • DelftX (Delft University via edX)

    Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) is the largest and oldest technological university in the Netherlands. Their research is inspired by the desire to increase fundamental understanding, as well as by societal challenges.

  • Expert Instructors

    The program is taught by photovoltaics research experts from TU Delft with many years of experience working with industry partners. Among these experts is Professor Arno Smets, the first ever recipient of the edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Online Teaching and Learning.

Courses

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

  • Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids

  • Solar Energy: Capstone Project

Delivered and certified by Delft University of Technology and edX.

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the solar energy field and become a successful solar energy professional.

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Prerequisites

  • High-school level math and statistics.

  • A basic knowledge of programming – Python would be an advantage, but is not essential.

  • A willingness to learn through exploration and perseverance.

Five Comprehensive Courses


9-12 hours per week, per course

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion

Learn how solar cells generate electricity, and about the semiconductor physics and optics required to design and manufacture solar cells.

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

Explore the main PV technologies in the current market, to gain in-depth knowledge on the design and processing methods of solar cells.

  • Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

Explore the wide range of solar energy applications and learn to design a real PV installation with excellent performance and reliability.

  • Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids

Learn how to integrate a photovoltaic system into a microgrid of your design.

  • Solar Energy: Capstone Project

Finalize the Solar Energy Engineering program to become a MicroMasters graduate.

The Solar Energy Engineering course is offered by our partners at edX and is delivered by TUDelft University. You will be forwarded to the edX application page.

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The program includes diverse learning activities, including videos, readings, exercises and real-world applications. You will be guided through the content in an inspiring, hands-on, but rigorous manner. It is designed so knowledge is built gradually. We therefore recommend that students follow the courses in the suggested order. However, you may choose to enroll in any course of your choice based on your background knowledge or experience

Delivered and certified by Delft University and edX

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