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Master’s Degree in Smart Grids

MSG

Learn about the 50% scholarship opportunities thanks to Gridespertise below in this site.

General information

What does this Master consist of?

The Master's Degree in Smart Grids (MSG) is a Master of Science Degree with 90 ECTS credits, taught by the University of Strathclyde and the ICAI School of Engineering, in close collaboration with Iberdrola. The main objective of the program is to respond to the growing demand for engineers, needed to lead the ongoing process of the digitalization of the electric grid.

This program provides students with a detailed understanding of the operation and planning of grids under this new paradigm, along with new business opportunities and models that are arising in this constantly changing field. It has been developed in close collaboration with Iberdrola. This alliance guarantees both the practical component, thanks to the participation of industry, and the academic rigor of the courses.

For the next academic year we have scholarships covering 50% for our master students from Gridespertise (characteristics: The scholarship will account for 50% of the academic fees. The scholarship will guarantee to undertake the internship at Gridespertise.

Admission to the master program does not guarantee the scholarship; this decision is solely taken by Gridespertise).

The international experience is one of the most interesting features of the program

Students not only spend one semester in both Spain and Scotland, but also carry out internships at any of the international offices of the partner entities.

  • Facultad
    Ingeniería (Comillas ICAI)
  • Idiomas
    Inglés
  • Certificación
    Másteres propios
  • Modalidad
    Classroom course
  • Duración
    1 año (90 ECTS)

Any questions?

If you need more information you can fill in the following form and you will receive information about this program.

You will study at Madrid & Glasgow

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One step ahead

POWER NETWORKS: ESSENTIAL FOR ENERGY TRANSITION

The IEA estimates that worldwide investments in Power Networks must double the current levels- reaching $750 billion annually for 2030.

DIGITALIZATION

It becomes the most efficient wat yo support the deployment/upgrade of power networks. 

NEW TALENT AND SKILLS

Both are much needed- this Master's in Smart Grids is the perfect program to lead the energy transition.

What make us different?

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Internships

Supervised internship hours with our partner companies.

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Employability

Employment rate of Comillas ICAI graduates.

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Alumni

Number of alumni registered at Comillas Alumni (in thousands).

Study Plan

This Master’s Degree has a duration of 1 year (90 ECTS). Alternatively, it may be carried out over a period of two years, in conjunction with the Official Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering (MII) or the Official Master's Degree in Telecommunications Engineering (MIT).

Energy plays a key role in managing the unprecedented challenge that we face: climate change.

Professional projection

  • Telecoms equipment and Service Suppliers

  • Government and Regulatory Agencies

  • Institutes for research and Innovation

  • Energy sector Consultants

  • Electric power utilities

  • Electric equipment and Systems Suppliers

  • Research, development and Innovation

  • Doctoral candidates

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Miguel Ángel Sánchez Fornié Ph.D.
Director of Master in Smart Grids

"Be a leader in the digitalization of the electrical network."

Partner Companies

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Faculty of Strathclyde

Professor Graeme Burt

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Admission process

Follow all the steps of our admission process and become a Comillas student.

01

Application for admission

Fill in the form with your details and provide the documents proving that you meet the entry requirements.

02

Validation

The Degree Certificates and Transcripts Service will review the documentation and you will be informed of the validation.

03

Interview

Candidates will be interviewed for admission.

04

Resolution

We will let you know if you have been admitted.

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Enrolment

You will officially be a Comillas student.

  • 01

    Application for admission

    Fill in the form with your details and provide the documents proving that you meet the entry requirements.

  • 02

    Validation

    The Degree Certificates and Transcripts Service will review the documentation and you will be informed of the validation.

  • 03

    Interview

    Candidates will be interviewed for admission.

  • 04

    Resolution

    We will let you know if you have been admitted.

  • 05

    Enrolment

    You will officially be a Comillas student.

  • 01

    Application for admission

    Fill in the form with your details and provide the documents proving that you meet the entry requirements.

  • 02

    Validation

    The Degree Certificates and Transcripts Service will review the documentation and you will be informed of the validation.

  • 03

    Interview

    Candidates will be interviewed for admission.

  • 04

    Resolution

    We will let you know if you have been admitted.

  • 05

    Enrolment

    You will officially be a Comillas student.

  • 01

    Application for admission

    Fill in the form with your details and provide the documents proving that you meet the entry requirements.

  • 02

    Validation

    The Degree Certificates and Transcripts Service will review the documentation and you will be informed of the validation.

  • 04

    Resolution

    We will let you know if you have been admitted.

  • 03

    Interview

    Candidates will be interviewed for admission.

  • 05

    Enrolment

    You will officially be a Comillas student.

Tuition fees and scholarships

  • 10% off for Comillas Alumni.
LocationPrice for the entire Master's Degree (1 year)Registration fee 8 installments
Scotland/EU countries17,564€3,732.30€€1,728.90
Rest of the world23,415.00€3,730.50€€2,460.60
Further information

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Information for students

The objective of the program is to develop expertise in both the Power Systems and Telecommunications dimensions of Smart Grids.

Academic excellence, together with internships in real-life projects taking place in a leading company such as Iberdrola, make it possible to acquire new skills, which are in demand in the energy industry.

This type of professional profile is already in high demand in the energy industry all around the world.

Professional Opportunities:
- Electric Power Utilities: Transmission system operators, Distribution system operators, Retailers, aggregators and new ventures involving distributed energy resources
- Electric Equipment and Systems Suppliers
- Telecommunications Equipment and Services Suppliers
- Government and Regulatory Agencies
- Institutes for Research and Innovation
- Energy Sector Consultants

Academic Career Paths:
- Research, Development and Innovation
- Doctoral Candidates

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Comillas ICAI

Alberto Aguilera, 25.

The long-standing tradition of the ICAI School of Engineering in the education and training of engineers began in Madrid in the year 1908. At present, Comillas ICAI is a School of Engineering whose academic activity is focused on Industrial and Telecommunication Engineering.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Because Comillas studies are in high demand and places are limited, the best candidates must be selected through admission tests.

  • Each class has its tutor, whose function is to integrate the student into the group and pay attention to their proper academic performance. In addition, at Comillas the teaching system is distinguished, among other characteristics, by personalised attention and the fluid and permanent relationship between teachers and students.

  • The Comillas teaching system is especially oriented towards the relationship with the reality of companies, institutions and organizations and professional practice. The Internship and Employment Office is in charge of providing students with internships related to their studies to enrich their training. In the 2017-18 academic year, 6,296 student internships were managed in companies.

    In addition to these internships managed by the Office of Internships and Employment, all degrees have a significant load of compulsory external internships within their study plans.

  • The Internships and Employment Office informs, guides and collaborates in the insertion into the labour market of recent graduates or in the projection of the professional career of Comillas graduates, for this it has an online tool that directly relates to candidates with 5,078 companies with which Comillas has a relationship. During the 2017-18 academic year, 1,838 job offers were processed. Of the total number of graduates of the 2018 promotion, 93.22% are employed, either working or furthering their studies, in the six months following the completion of their studies.

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Contact

Future Students Office

C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 540 61 32

Fax: +34 91 559 65 69
email: futurosalumnos@comillas.edu

Please, check our office hours here


Director: Miguel Ángel Sánchez Fornié
masanchez@comillas.edu

Coordinator:Javier Matanza Domingo
jmatanza@comillas.edu

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