University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Electrical Transportation Systems and Infrastructure

This programme will develop knowledge and skills in practical electrical engineering aspects of transportation systems, with a particular focus on automotive and rail vehicles, and on power system infrastructure. On completion of this programme students will have a clear understanding of what is needed to design, build and operate these electrical transport systems and will be in demand by organisations world-wide in vehicle design, development and manufacture, and in the infrastructure to support electric transportation systems. The course will be provided jointly by the University of Birmingham and The University of Nottingham.

Entry requirements

A high 2.2 (or international equivalent) in electrical engineering or an electrical engineering related subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any subject).

Course modules

Semester 1 modules (taken at University of Birmingham): maths, physics and electrical principles; study skills; kinematics of transportation; railway traction systems; energy conversion systems. Semester 2 modules (taken at University of Nottingham): advances power conversion; advanced AC drives; power systems for aerospace; technologies for the hydrogen transport economy; advanced electrical machines. Semester 3 (taken at University of Nottingham): research project. Research project: Typical projects at Birmingham include: railway power systems; railway traction systems; grid connected charging systems; hydrogen hybrid systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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