Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Introduction to Sustainable Engineering is being offered online and free of charge to the first 30 students to apply and be accepted. The course is being offered by Blekinge Institute of Technology's (Sweden) Mechanical Engineering Department. The course requires no engineering background, is taught online in English, and tuition is paid by the Swedish government although students must buy the textbook (estimated at $100 USD). The ten-week course runs from April 17-June 25.
The application process is similar to any college or university and requires an application and transcripts of previous college-level work and degrees. The application period is open March 6-20 and all materials must be received by March 27. Check the website for further details.