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MSc(Eng) Advanced Electrical Machine, Power Electronics and Drives

Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Course description

The deployment of power electronic converters and electrical machines continues to grow at a rapid rate in sectors such as hybrid and all-electric vehicles, aerospace, renewables and advanced industrial automation.

In many of these applications, high performance components are combined into sophisticated motion control and energy management systems. This course will give you a rigorous and in-depth knowledge of the key component technologies and their integration into advanced systems.


Postgraduate with electronics equipment

Core modules

  • Power Electronic Converters
  • AC Machines
  • Permanent Magnet Machines and Actuators
  • Motion Control and Servo Drives
  • Advanced Control of Electric Drives
  • Energy Storage and Management
  • MSc Individual Project
  • Major Research Project

Examples of optional modules

  • Power Semiconductor Devices
  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems
  • Electronic Communication Technologies
  • Systems Design

Teaching and assessment

You’ll learn through research-led teaching, lectures, laboratories, seminars, tutorials and coursework exercises. Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.

Course duration

1 year full-time