The bachelor's programme in Applied Industrial Electronics equips you to work as an electronic engineer. In the programme, you will learn how power electronic converters and electrical machines function and how they are developed. For example, you can work with underwater robots or on how wind turbines are controlled.
During the programme, you also gain knowledge about embedded systems and about computers and programming, and you learn about signal processing, instrumentation, automation and about mechatronics and robots. In addition to knowledge about how to develop systems, you also learn how to test and validate systems to ensure that they work as intended.
With a bachelor's degree in Applied Industrial Electronics you can go on for an MSc in Engineering. As an engineer, you can work in the process, automation, and energy industry where you can develop new converters and machines for wind turbines, work with energy and performance optimisation of industrial processes or with mechatronic systems for things like robots or wave energy systems.
During your training you will work closely with companies for your project work. The projects are based on the industry's current issues and are organised so that you and your project group are constantly challenged to think in innovative, creative and systematic ways in order to find new solutions.
The program in Applied Industrial Electronics is an English language programme that takes place in an international environment and is offered internationally. This means that in addition to your academic competencies you also develop your language skills. The international environment can also provide you with intercultural competences that will serve you well in your future career.
IS YOUR MATH LEVEL SUFFICIENT?
Mathematics is an essential tool in the Applied Industrial Electronics programme. So read about the requirements for your mathematics level and whether you need to brush up on math before beginning your studies: Admission and entry requirements.
AS A STUDENT AT AAU YOU ENCOUNTER …
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING (PBL)
Aalborg University is famous for its problem based learning where you work in a team on a large written assignment often collaborating with an industrial partner. This study method is also called “The Aalborg Model for Problem Based Learning”. The method is highly recognised internationally, and the university is host to a successful UNESCO chair in Problem Based Learning in Engineering Education and a Centre for PBL and Sustainability approved by UNESCO.
The problem based project work at Aalborg University gives you a unique opportunity to acquire new knowledge and competences at a high academic level in an independent manner. You get to apply theory to practice when you work to solve real-life problems, and you will be well prepared for your future career. Learn more about PBL.
When doing project work, you work closely in groups with other students. This gives you the opportunity to cooperate, share knowledge and to explore larger and more complex academic problems than what you would have been able to do on your own. Furthermore, the groups serve a social purpose and make it easier for you to get to know your fellow students and feel more at home at the university. Learn more about teamwork at AAU.
COLLABORATION WITH THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Aalborg University works closely with the business community. This means that as a student you will work with real issues from companies and organisations. Thus, while you are studying, you already have the opportunity to enhance your academic competences with a business-oriented and practical angle.
YOUR TEACHER DOES RESEARCH
At Aalborg University teaching is research based. This means that your lecturers are doing research within the same academic field as he or she is teaching. You thus have access to the latest knowledge and dedicated teachers who are passionate about what they teach. The teaching material not only includes books but may also consist of, for example, current academic articles from journals.
The laboratories at Aalborg University are of the highest standard, and they play an important role in teaching. You will work under the best laboratory conditions with access to the latest technology, which is vital for your benefiting from the teaching.
STUDYING IN ESBJERG
Formerly known primarily for its fishing industry, Esbjerg has developed into a city with to universities and more than 60 higher study programmes. Furthermore, Esbjerg has a lot to offer in terms of culture and leisure activities. It is not difficult to find affordable accommodation near campus and Esbjerg is cheaper to live in than most of the other university cities in Denmark. Learn more about student life in Esbjerg.
RATED FOR EXELLENCE
Aalborg University is rated for excellence in the QS-ranking system. Aalborg University has received five stars certifying the world-class position of the university based on cutting-edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.
Within Engineering and Technology, Aalborg University ranked as number 76 in 2015/2016.