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Power Electronics and Control MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Power Electronics Electronics (Physics)

Course type


Course Summary

On the MSc in Power Electronics and Control, the development of skills and advancement of knowledge focus on enabling you to solve multidisciplinary problems related to energy conversion, renewable energy systems integration and energy efficiency. Alongside this there will be the opportunity for you to develop practical skills for the analysis, design and application of power conversion systems in key areas of industry. You will cover subject specific subjects such as Advanced Power Electronics and Control and Control of Engineering Systems alongside cohort taught subjects to develop their management skills and their employability. The successful postgraduates of the course will acquire the knowledge and understanding, intellectual, practical and transferable skills necessary for the analysis and synthesis of problems in engineering and manufacturing through a combination of experimental, simulation, research methods and case studies. You can expect to gain work in a range of disciplines within a variety of industries from specialist technical roles to positions of management responsibility. Gain experience of integrating and designing systems that are based on renewable energy systems. Develop knowledge and understanding of fundamental technologies used in the control and conversion of electric power. You will typically be employed to manage power systems projects and deploy appropriate tools to create/manage applications. Within your area of expertise, you will be making independent design decisions on mission-critical systems.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 23-JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

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Tuition fees

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline.

University information

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in Hatfield,...more