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Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. This course places strong emphasis on state-of-the-art semiconductor devices and technologies, advanced power electronics and drives, and advanced power systems. The course also covers conventional and renewable energy generation technologies. Exciting new developments such as wide band gap electronics, energy harvesting, solar cells and biofuels are discussed and recent developments in power electronics are highlighted.

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics or a closely related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules may include: Communication Skills for Research Engineers; Power Semiconductor Devices; Wide Band-gap Electronics; Advanced Power Electronics and Drives; Modern Control Systems; Advanced Power Systems; Energy and Power Electronics Laboratory; Power Systems with Project; Computational Case Study in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy; Power Generation Systems; Environmental Analysis and Legislation.

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