Power Electronics

Module code: EG3211

This is a specialist Electronic and Electrical Engineering module where you'll learn how to design electronic systems that can transform voltages and convert electrical currents from direct to alternating current, and vice-versa. It introduces you to a range of modern power semiconductor devices, their utilisation in switched mode power converter systems, while covering basic circuit operation and steady-state converter modelling and analysis.


  • 22 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 117 hours of guided independent study


  • Engagement with coursework (10%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (90%)