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  • 112 days
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About

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition strategy and will result in significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies and individuals.

In this Electric Cars course offered by EdX in collaboration with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX, you will be given a comprehensive view of electric mobility. You will gain knowledge of the most important aspects of this new market, including state-of-the-art technology of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure; profitable business models that can work for enterprises in this market; and effective policies for governmental bodies, which will accelerate the uptake of electric mobility. 

This series of four courses will deliver expertise you can apply to all aspects of electric mobility as its importance grows. It will help policy makers, engineers and fleet managers to make sound strategic decisions about e-mobility products and their implications.

This program was co-developed by Dutch Innovation Centre for Electric Road Transport (Dutch-INCERT) and TU Delft and is taught by experts from both the industry and academia, who share their knowledge and insights.

Job Outlook

New registrations of electric cars hit a new record in 2016, with over 750 thousand sales worldwide (International Energy Agency)

As the number of electric cars continues to increase, private and publicly accessible charging infrastructure also continues to grow (International Energy Agency)

Jobs in electric vehicle show great potential for new employment opportunities, and employment is expected to grow in all of the major sectors of industry (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor)

Job opportunities include: R&D manager; business development manager or international account manager in EV (related) industries. Also, consultant or advisor in business and government who can lead and support projects related to future mobility.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 112 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      4 weeks per course 4 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:
  • The role of electric vehicles in the energy transition strategy.
  • Fundamental understanding of the technology behind electric cars and charging technology and infrastructure.
  • Fundamental understanding of future potential and profitable business models for electric cars.
  • TCO models, lean mass productions, value chain thinking and business integration.
  • Fundamental understanding of policy objectives and instruments to support electric mobility and the role of government in transition management and effective public policy interventions.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 112 days.
  • National Applies to you

    200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 112 days.
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Funding

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