The Electric Power Engineering programme areas include high voltage engineering, electric machines and drives, power electronics and power systems. The department’s research profile of environment and renewable energy sources is also covered.
Electric Power Engineering aims to provide master’s programme students with:
The programme offered by Chalmers University of Technology is closely connected to the graduate research school in the area of energy and the environment, and particularly to specialisations within electric power engineering. It is also connected to the graduate research school in the area of high voltage engineering, which is a joint initiative between Chalmers University of Technology, Uppsala University, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and High Voltage Valley in Ludvika.Many of the programme’s courses and master’s thesis project areas provide a strong link to research activities within the Division of Electric Power Engineering and the High Voltage Engineering Division, the latter belonging to the Department of Materials and Manufacturing Technology.
Students who have completed the programme are thus expected to form a strong pool for recruitment to the above-mentioned PhD programmes.Electric Power Engineering at Chalmers has a well established link to the power industries in Sweden. The industries have supported research projects financially as well as through other forms of cooperation. In the past few years, cooperation with the car, telecom and wind power industries has increased through a number of master’s theses and research projects.
The programme is suitable for students interested in a career in the power engineering industry, the utilities industry and other related areas. Students with basic undergraduate level training from a branch of electrical engineering, automation and mechatronics engineering, energy engineering or engineering physics are welcome to apply to the programme.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Bachelor´s degree (or the equivalent) with a Major in: Electric Engineering, Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Energy Engineering or Engineering Physics.
Prerequisites:Mathematics (at least 30 cr.) (including Linear algebra, Multivariable analysis, Numerical analysis and Mathematical statistics), Electric power engineering (Basic Electric circuit theory, Electric machines, Power electronics and Power systems) and Automatic control.
English Language Proficiency
The most common and important scores that are accepted are
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