Electric Power for Engineers

SwB, course package, 60 credits

Electrical energy is essential for societal development and the welfare of people. Without electrical energy, global development would stop. Electric Power for Engineers aims to educate students in advanced and state-of-the-art developments in electric power engineering. The course package addresses theoretical aspects as well as provides a good practical and experimental basis. It has a long tradition at Chalmers of around one hundred years. The package 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.

First semester: September 2015- December 2015
ENM050 - Power system analysis, 7.5 cr
ENM055 - Electric drives I, 7.5 cr
MTT035 - High voltage engineering, 7.5 cr
ENM060 - Power electronic converters, 7.5 cr
Second semester: January 2016 - June 2016
ENM065 - Power system operation, 7.5 cr
ENM075 - Electric drives 2, 7.5 cr
MTT040 - High voltage technology, 7.5 cr
ENM070 - Power electronic devices and applications, 7.5 cr

Entry requirements
Minimum 3½ years and preferably 4 years of studies in a BSc degree programme in Brazil. 
Undergraduate Profile:  Electric Engineering, Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Energy Engineering or Engineering Physics
Courses:  Basics of Electric circuit theory, Electric machines, Power electronics, Power systems and Automatic control. Mathematic courses in Linear algebra, Multivariable analysis, Numerical analysis and statistics.

English requirements
The most common and important scores that are accepted for studies at Chalmers are

  • IELTS (academic training), 6.5 (with no part of the test below 5.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet based): 90 (with a minimum of 20 on the written part)
  • TOEFL (paper based): 575 (with a minimum of 4.5 on the written part)
The above tests and test scores are minimum requirements, no exemptions will be granted by Chalmers.
The Institutional TOEFL-test (ITP) score is not valid for academic purposes at Chalmers.


Application (for entry academic year 2015/16)
Credits: 60 cr
Duration: 10 months or 2 semesters
Start of first semester: Early September 2015
End of second semester: Early June 2016
Rate of study: 100% (full-time studies at Chalmers is equivalent to 4 courses or 30 credits per semester)
Instructional time: Daytime
Language of instruction: English
Teaching form: On-campus
Tuition fee: 140 000 SEK
Application period: 
10 February: Application period opens on Universityadmissions.se
20 February: Application deadline
25 February: Deadline for University Admissions to receive documents to complete the electronic admission application (transcript in Portuguese, official translation of transcript in English, copy of English test results)
18 March: Notification of selection results published on your personal profile on Universityadmissions.se
Application instructions in detail (external link on studyinsweden.se) 
Questions regarding application and admission: Chalmers’ Admissions, admissions@chalmers.se
Specific questions about course content: Stefan Lundberg, stefan.lundberg@chalmers.se
Other questions: Student Exchange, studentexchange@chalmers.se

Published: Fri 23 Nov 2012. Modified: Wed 11 Mar 2015