To be able to cope with growing demands in the fields of electrotechnics and renewable energy sources and energy production and distribution, graduants need to understand the fundamentals underlying the physical operation, analysis, design and maintenance of electrical and electronic circuits and systems, principles of electrical machines and including power electronics.

An important part of this subject will be devoted to the design and implementation of renewable energy systems that include Photovoltaic and Wind Power production.

BSc (Hons) Electrotechnics and Renewable Energy

Faculty of Sustainable Development and Engineering

BSc (Hons) Electrotechnics and Renewable Energy

Course Overview

To be able to cope with growing demands in the fields of electrotechnics and renewable energy sources and energy production and distribution, graduants need to understand the fundamentals underlying the physical operation, analysis, design and maintenance of electrical and electronic circuits and systems, principles of electrical machines and including power electronics.

An important part of this subject will be devoted to the design and implementation of renewable energy systems that include Photovoltaic and Wind Power production.

Career Prospects

Given the widespread uses of electronics, electrical engineering and industrial computing, the skills provided to Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy graduates are sought in very diverse fields:Power Plants, Energy Management, Technical Sales, Installation an Commissioning of Electrical Appliances, Maintenance Management, Computer and communication technology, Microelectronics Industry

More specific job titles:

Methods technician, Research manager, Test manager, manufacturing team manager, maintenance coordinator, developer production/design engineering, automation electronics technician, process specialist, industrial computing & more

Teaching Methods

Practical and experimental skills are developed through project work and laboratory exercises. Design skills are developed through course work exercises supported by the use of the relevant computational packages.
Practical skills are tested and assessed throughout the programme using a combination of coursework assignments, design studies, laboratory logbooks and project reports and/or papers.

Entry
Requirements

EITHER Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level and 1 subject at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 2 subjects at A-level and 2 subjects at subsidiary level at Higher School Certificate Examination

OR Pass in: 3 subjects at A-level at the London General Certificate Examination

OR any other acceptable equivalent qualification

Students must have studied Science/Technical subjects with passes preferably with passes in Maths and Physics ( or equivalent) at A level.

Course Structure

Semestre 1

  • General English
  • Communication and expression
  • Algebra and Trigonometry fundamentals
  • Analysis fundamentals
  • Fundamental electronics functions and components
  • Inductors and transformers
  • Linear circuits and components
  • Control – command of industrial systems
  • Electronics – Combinatorial and Sequential Logic
  • Discovery of the professional environment / Studies and Achievements

Semestre 2

  • General and Professional Communication in English
  • Information and documentation
  • Integral calculus and differential equations
  • Elements of applied mathematics
  • Mechanics – Thermal engineering
  • Optoelectronics – Electromagnetism
  • Sensors and CEM
  • Fundamental functions of electronics
  • Continuous Current Machines and rectifiers
  • Industrial Networks
  • Algorithms and Programming
  • Build your project / Studies and Achievements

Semestre 3

  • General, professional and specialised English
  • Community insertion and communication
  • Mathematical tools for Fourier analysis
  • Mathematics for the discrete signal
  • Second order systems and filters
  • Processing and transmission of information
  • Converters
  • Distribution and security
  • Process supervision and control
  • Control systems and regulations
  • Architecture of processors
  • Orientation / Studies and Achievements

Semestre 4

  • Basics of engineering management
  • Industrial and thermal drawing
  • Maintenance
  • CAO / DAO
  • Electric distribution
  • Renewable Energies
  • Data Bases
  • Project
  • Industrial engineering internship

Semestre 5

  • Corporate communication
  • Further aspects of engineering management
  • Project Management
  • Power electronics
  • Studies and Projects in EER
  • Project
  • Industrial engineering internship

Mode & Fees

Mode: Full Time (1 year) & Part Time (1.5 years)
Fees:
Local students
Full Time
Total fees- Rs 45 000/year
Part Time
Total fees:Rs 30 000 / semester
International Students(Full time)
SADC countries:Rs 45000 / year
NON SADC:Rs 80000 /year
The course is run over 2 semesters (one academic year) on a full time basis and 1 ½ semesters (one and a half academic year) on a part time basis.

How
to Apply

In addition to a completed application form:
– A letter of motivation
– Academic Results
– Copy of your CV detailing your work history if any

Location

Available at Rose Hill Campus

Any further inquiries?

Please contact on the following email: [email protected]