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Advanced Power Electronics, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Advanced Power Electronics), 120 ECTS

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7455 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


In this programme at AAU Esbjerg, you will study advanced power electronics, electrical machines with strong focus on control engineering, optimisation and reliability. This study programme combines contemporary technologies with classic technologies such as electronics, power electronics, electrical machines, control engineering with artificial intelligence, reliability and maintenance issues. This gives you an understanding of the technologies and scientific disciplines involved in the advanced power electronic area and its application in apparatus and systems.

Studying this programme, you learn how to model, analyse, synthesize and develop advanced power electronic apparatus and systems, and you will learn how power electronics and drives interact with externally connected components or systems.

You will work with topics such as:
  • Off-shore wind turbine converters and control
  • Power electronics application for subsea robotics and drones
  • Diagnostic of power electronic and electrical machine installations
  • Optimal control of drives
  • Predictive maintenance of industrial electronic systems
  • Control of renewable energy systems
  • Electric propulsion systems for modern ship and vehicle
  • Condition monitoring and maintenance of power electronic systems
  • Reliability analysis of power electronics systems

Career Opportunities  

With a Master’s degree in Advanced Power Electronics you have a wide range of job opportunities. You will have the ability to perform in functions within planning, development, consulting and research in Danish as well as international industries or public institutions. Examples could be research and development departments or top management positions in energy supply companies, such as wind power, machine manufacturing, or process industries as well as electro-technical and consultancy companies, etc.

Examples of possible employers are in the areas of:
  • Wind energy for converter and generator design such as Vestas
  • Electrical drives such as Danfoss and Grundfos
  • High power converters for compensation or active filters or for machine design such as ABB and Siemens
  • Control of converters such as KK-Wind Solutions


Read about application and requirements of Advanced Power Electronics.

Read about language requirements of Aalborg University

How to apply

Student Guidance  

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly.  

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.  


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students with a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Website for Advanced Power Electronics. 

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Esbjerg is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

With approximately 500 students and 100 employees, the campus is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and an increased interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

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