University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Power Electronics, Machines and Drives

The course material is regularly reviewed and updated to meet the needs of engineers in industry; the course aims to provide a specialist education in power electronics, machines and drives techniques, covering key fundamental principles along with modern applications and current practices.

Entry requirements

High Lower 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any numerate Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element) or TOEFL: 79 with a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking).

Course modules

Modules include: Power electronics integration; power systems for aerospace, marine and automotive applications; advanced AC drives; advanced power conversion; technologies for wind generation; principles of power electronic converters; design and control of electrical drives.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

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0115 951 5533