University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systems

This course has been developed by 4 European universities in partnership with 16 major international companies/organisations to respond to key challenges facing the energy sector, which are: 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; one solution explored on this course is the development of electric and hybrid electric vehicles to help reduce CO2 emissions and lessen our reliance on fossil fuels; the course also looks at electrical power systems, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and has a strong focus on innovation and sustainability issues; students 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 networkpower electronics applications for EV/HEV.

Entry requirements

At least 2.1 (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) in electrical and/or electronic engineering; IELTS:6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element); TOEFL IBT: 79 with no less than 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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0115 951 5559