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Advanced Power Electronics, Msc in Engineering

Job and career

Laboratory work

With a Master’s degree within the field of Advanced Power Electronics (APEL) you have a wide range of job opportunities. You will have the ability to perform in functions within planning, development, consulting and research in Danish as well as international industries or public institutions. Examples could be research and development departments or top management positions in energy supply companies, such as wind power, machine manufacturing, or process industries as well as electro-technical and consultancy companies, etc.

Examples of possible employers in the areas of:

  • Wind energy for converter and generator design such as Vestas
  • Electrical drives such as Danfoss and Grundfos
  • High power converters for compensation or active filters or for machine design such as ABB and Siemens
  • Control of converters such as KK-Wind Solutions

Power Electronics

Your work tasks may include:

  • Integration and operation of wind turbines
  • Energy optimisation of apparatus, systems and households
  • Development of new energy technologies and systems
  • Analysing new energy technologies
  • Researching energy resources
  • Consulting
  • Teaching
  • Assessing the sustainability of different forms of energy
  • Diagnostics and maintenance
  • Control development


Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage