To enable students to develop an understanding of the concepts and applications of power electronics including basic converter types and applications involving small scale renewable energy systems.
To enable students to learn modern advanced automation systems and practice used in industry.
To enable students to extend their knowledge and programming skills for PLCs, using advanced PLC control techniques and to learn the concepts of automation, networking and network programming.


To enable students to understand general electrical and power circuit theory principles and skills

Important Dates

Week 4 Theory Assignment 1 (5%)

Week 7  Theory Test 1 (10%)

Week 8   Lab Test 1 (15 %)

Week 12 Lab Test 2 (15%)

Week 13 Theory Test 2 (15 %)

Weeks 15-16  Final Exam (40%) (date and venue to be confirmed)