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Work Integrated Learning

University West is Sweden’s leading university when it comes to work-integrated learning (WIL). The university was tasked with the development of WIL by the Swedish government 15+ years ago and continues to lead the field today. WIL offers you a focus on problem-based learning for industry, with real projects from our research groups and partner companies.
  • Courses developed in partnership with industry: Your training is influenced by the real-world needs of our partner companies. Upon graduation, you will be qualified as a highly skilled and in-demand electric engineer.
  • Learn from company experts: Throughout your studies, you will have opportunities to engage with and learn from company experts through guest lectures, company visits and collaborative work.

Specialised skills matched to industry needs

We worked directly with the industry to build a specialized, advanced-level training that meets the industry's major skills needs in the field of electric vehicles and electrical power engineering. All programme components prepare you for research and development in support of electrical engineering.

Access to experts and advanced laboratories

Your instructors are internationally recognised and many of them are professionally involved in the industry or the active research of IndustryCampus Stallbacka.
This collaborative platform offers a unique collection of advanced industrial research technologies:

Track 1 – Electrical Vehicles

  • Electric vehicle technology
  • Measurement technology
  • Electric machine design
  • Power electronic systems
  • Battery technology
  • Electrical safety

Track 2 – Electrical Power Systems

  • Electrical Power systems
  • Electrical Power System stability
  • Simulation tools
  • Electric machine design
  • Power electronic systems
  • Electrical safety
  • Energy storage technology

Specialised and personal

University West offers an intimate campus environment without the usual barriers between academic staff and students. Here, your professors are easily accessible to answer questions, hold discussions and provide individual feedback. The teacher-to-student ratio is higher than at most comparable programmes at other universities. While large universities have several focus areas, University West’s small size and high quality allow us to dedicate focus and resources to electrical engineering. This ensures a high-quality programme as well as a warm and friendly atmosphere.

International environment

Students from around the globe come together in your programme to create a unique and international environment. The programme is fully taught in English, and you will study together with students from Sweden as well as international students from countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and North and South America. This will enhance your cultural experience and English-language proficiency.

Strong job market

The job market for electrical engineers is extremely good. This programme prepares you for a career in the industry or the academy. This skillset is so sought after that we developed it as a response to industry request. With training in this rapidly expanding field of technology where innovation is prioritized, you will have the choice between advanced studies or a career in industry, both in Sweden and abroad.
In this one-year Master in electrical engineering - programme you will develop an understanding of electric vehicles or electric power systems. Your programme will cover the main aspects of design, testing and development within electric vehicles, with electrical engineering as the foundation.

Subjects

Master in electrical engineering, 60 credits, is a one-year program which includes two dedicated paths:
  • Electrical vehicle
  • Electric Power Systems
The specific path gives you a unique in-depth knowledge, which the industry today has an urgent need for.
As a completed student from the Master in Electrical Engineering, 60 credits, you will receive the degree:
  • Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Electrical Engineering

Course overview

In this international learning environment, you’ll build knowledge in a specialised set of engineering topics as relevant to the automotive industry. An advantage of study at University West, you will also have easy access to the rich research environment in the IndustryCampus Stallbacka. You’ll gain practical experience through assignments as well as group and individual projects in close collaboration with instructors with industrial experience. The programme ends with a degree project (thesis work) in the field of either electric drivelines or electrical power engineering. The entire programme has been built through the collaboration of industry and researchers at University West. Every aspect is based on real hiring needs of companies and research facilities in the industry. The total programme is 60 credits in accordance with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Courses

Educational methods
  • Taught modules (62.5%)
  • Group projects (12.5%)
  • Thesis work (30%)

Degree

Upon completion of this master’s programme you will receive a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Electrical Engineering

Career

Your programme prepares you for the current and future needs of industry, where electrical engineers with specialized within electrical vehicles and electric power engineering are required. Companies are also looking for engineers with international interpersonal skills to improve effectiveness in global operations – an additional component of this programme. On graduation, you will be highly competitive for positions within the private sector or further advanced studies.

Potential employers

You’ll be highly sought after by multinational corporations world-wide. In addition, multinational companies such as Polestar and Volvo Cars, as well as VOLVO AB and CEVT, are located near University West. These employers are looking for specialized electrical engineers with the international competencies gained in your programme.

Further education

This programme helps you build a strong foundation in the field of electric vehicles or electric power engineering. You can go on to develop the qualifications you need to pursue your PhD in the fields such as:
  • Electric machines
  • Battery technology
  • Power electronics
  • Measuring technology
  • Electric power engineering

FAKTA


NIVÅ

Avancerad nivå

BEHÖRIGHETSKRAV

Kandidatexamen med huvudområdet elektroteknik eller motsvarande, alternativt en motsvarande högskoleingenjörsexamen inom elektroteknik. I utbildningen på grundnivå skall minst 3 hp programmering samt 15 hp matematik ingå. Engelska 6 eller motsvarande.

STUDIETAKT

Heltid

UNDERVISNINGSFORM

Campus

EXAMEN

Teknologie magisterexamen med huvudområdet elektroteknik

UTBILDNINGSTILLFÄLLEN


VÅR 2025

VÅR 2025

UNDERVISNINGSTID

Dagtid

SISTA ANMÄLNINGSDAG

15 oktober 2024

ANMÄLNINGSKOD

HV-95551

EXTRA INFORMATION

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