M.Sc. Innovative Design of Electrical Power Systems

  • On Campus
  • 10 months
  • EUR300 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French
Université Joseph Fourier (UJF) | Grenoble, France
The master “Innovative Design of Electrical Power Systems” is a one-year program. It focuses on the ability to understand and design the modern electrical power systems including power electronics converters and renewable energy sources.

Description of Innovative Design of Electrical Power Systems

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Electricity is becoming the main vector of energy transmission, replacing hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems. Indeed, electricity offers high efficiency and operating flexibility. This trend has been reinforced recently by the progress of power electronics for conversion, storage and distribution of electrical energy and by the development of renewable energy sources connected to power systems through power converters.

Facing to this evolution, a dedicated master program is offered by the department of Physics and Electrical Engineering at the University Joseph Fourier of Grenoble. It provides an advanced preparation for careers in engineering or research in the field of electrical engineering for power systems and power electronics. Main topics covered by the program are :

  • Power electronics converters for renewable energy sources
  • Design and protections of power networks
  • Filtering and control of power systems
  • ecodesign
  • Methodologies and tools for designing high efficiency electrical systems and devices

The master program graduates an average of 20 students per year. The academic team is supported by one of the biggest electrical engineering lab in France called G2ELAB. The industrial background is provided by a strong support of numerous industrial companies. Engineers of Schneider Electric teach some specialized courses in the areas of industrial system design.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline May 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 300 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 300 Year (EEA)

Most of the tuition fees (6000) are funded by the French government.

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 10 months
Languages
  • French
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

First semester classes (from september to January)

  • Modeling and control of power electronics structures (42 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Electrical systems control (20 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Industrial networks control (32 hours- 3 ECTS)
  • Power electronics converters and their applications to renewable energy sources, uninterruptible power sources, FACTS (18 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Power systems protections (30 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Energy storage (28 hours 3 ECTS)
  • Modeling and identification of power lines and cables (30 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Humanities (foreign language speaking course) (24 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Technological, economical and ecological design of electrical systems (48 hours - 3 ECTS)
  • Integrated Project - Innovative methodology for designing an industrial (durée 100 hours - 15 ECTS)

Second semester classes (from february to june)

  • Industrial internship (5 months - 18 ECTS)

Requirements for Innovative Design of Electrical Power Systems

Admission to the master program requires:

  • to hold a first year of master in the field of electrical engineering
  • or at least to have followed one year of post-graduate studies in the field of electrical engineering

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Work Experience for Innovative Design of Electrical Power Systems

No work experience is required.

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Université Joseph Fourier (UJF), France

France Set in the heart of the Alps, in an exceptional natural and scientific environment, the Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, is a major university in the fields of science, technology and healthcare.Thanks to the quality of research being conducted over a number of years, UJF-Grenoble has a significant visibility resulting in particular in our presence in major international rankings.