MSc(Eng) Advanced Electrical Machine, Power Electronics and Drives
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
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About the course
Course description 2017
The deployment of power electronic converters and electrical machines continues to grow at a rapid rate in sectors such as hybrid and all-electric vehicles, aerospace, renewables and advanced industrial automation.
In many of these applications, high performance components are combined into sophisticated motion control and energy management systems. This course will give you a rigorous and in-depth knowledge of the key component technologies and their integration into advanced systems.
- Power Electronic Converters
- AC Machines
- Permanent Magnet Machines and Actuators
- Motion Control and Servo Drives
- Advanced Control of Electric Drives
- Energy Storage and Management
- MSc Individual Project
- Major Research Project
Examples of optional modules
- Power Semiconductor Devices
- Advanced Signal Processing
- Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems
- Electronic Communication Technologies
- Systems Design
Teaching and assessment
You’ll learn through research-led teaching, lectures, laboratories, seminars, tutorials and coursework exercises. Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.
1 year full-time
A 2:1 honours degree in an Engineering related subject, or from backgrounds including Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science from a good UK university or an equivalent international degree qualification
If you have a 2:2 or equivalent, or industrial experience, we'll give your application individual consideration.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Dr Nathan Porter
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.