The University of Sheffield
Advanced Electrical Machines (Power Electronics and Drives)
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.
At least a 2.1 Honours degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, computer science or a similar field. Applicants with a 2.2 or equivalent, or industrial experience, are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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.
Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||21,450 (Year 1)||International||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||11,650 (Year 1)||Northern Ireland||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||11,650 (Year 1)||Scotland||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||11,650 (Year 1)||Wales||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||11,650 (Year 1)||England||12 12 Months|
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