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Power Electronics and Drives, MSc, University of Nottingham

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University of Nottingham

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About Power Electronics and Drives, MSc - at University of Nottingham

The control and conversion of electric power using solid-state techniques is now commonplace in both domestic and industrial environments. A recent estimate suggested that over 40% of all electric power generated passes through silicon before reaching its final destination.

A knowledge and understanding of the diverse disciplines encompassed by power electronics - devices, converters, control theory and motor drive systems - is therefore essential to all power engineers.

This course aims to provide a specialist education in power electronics and drives techniques, covering key fundamental principles along with modern applications and current practices.

Key facts

  • The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nottingham has long been at the forefront of research and teaching in the area of power electronics and drives
  • This course is accredited with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to meet the further learning requirements of a Chartered Engineer

Entry requirements

A high 2:2 in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or other relevant degree.

IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element)

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