Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systems (Erasmus Mundus) (MSc)

University of Nottingham the United Kingdom

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About Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systems (Erasmus Mundus) at University of Nottingham

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This two-year Erasmus Mundus masters course has been developed by 4 leading European universities in partnership with 16 major international companies/organisations to respond to key challenges facing the energy sector:

  • the development of new energy sources and understanding their implications on power systems
  • identifying methods to reduce CO2 emissions by increasing energy efficiency and using cleaner energy sources

Students will investigate:

  • the management of generation technologies, particularly renewable energy sources
  • grid connection interfaces including electronic power converters
  • transport and distribution systems, including smart grids and micro-grid concept
  • the impact of electrical transportation systems (EV/HEV) on the electrical network
  • power electronics applications for EV/HEV


  • BSc Engineering degree
  • IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any element
  • TOEFL 87 with no less than 21 in listening and writing, 22 in reading and 23 in speaking


This masters course is funded by the Erasmus Mundus programme and is delivered by the University of Oviedo (Spain), The University of Nottingham (UK), Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra (ISEC) (Portugal), and Università di Roma (Italy).

Other world-leading universities from the USA (the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Illinois), Brazil (Federal University of Santa Maria - UFSM), and South Korea (Yeungnam University), and companies/organisations are involved as associated partners, offering specialised training and internships.

Associated companies include:
ABB; EDP; E.ON; Ford Motor Company; Gamesa Electric; HC Energía; ISF (NGO); REN; Schneider Electric; SEAT; Siemens; TRW Conekt; WEG; Windtec; Trainelec; General Electric Global Research.

How to Apply

The eadline for applications is 31 December. Applicants must complete the online application form.

For further information contact:

Dr Pablo Garcia Fernandez:

Key facts

  • Run by four universities in four countries, students will specialise in either sustainable transportation or electrical power systems and follow one of the mobility tracks shown below:   
  • Sustainable transportation: Spain (Oviedo)  – Italy (Rome)  – UK (Nottingham)  –  Spain (Oviedo) 
  • Electrical power systems:  Spain (Oviedo)  – Portugal (Coimbra)  –  UK (Nottingham)  – Spain (Oviedo)

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Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element)TOEFL IBT: 87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing

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