Electric Cars - Technology, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
2 months
124 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Electric Cars - Technology Certificate in collaboration with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX. Get an in-depth understanding of the technology behind electric cars.

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Key facts

Electric cars are more than a novel means of mobility. They have been recognized as an essential building block of the energy transition. Fulfilling their promise will imply a significant change in the technical, digital and social dimensions of transport and energy infrastructure. If you are interested in learning about the state-of-the-art technology behind electric cars, then this is the course for you!

This course focuses on the technology behind electric cars. You will explore the working principle of electric vehicles, delve into the key roles played by motors and power electronics, learn about battery technology, EV charging, smart charging, battery management systems and thermal systems and about future trends in the development of electric cars like autonomous driving.

The course includes video lectures, presentations and exercises, which are all illustrated with real-world case studies from projects that were implemented in the Netherlands.

The Electric Cars - Technology  Certificate from EdX in partnership with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX, part of the Electric Cars Professional Certificate 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.

Join the course and be prepared for the upcoming developments amid the transition to electric vehicles!

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • Operation principle of electric cars

  • Motors and power electronics in an electric cars

  • Battery technology

  • Relevant charging infrastructure technologies and innovations, such as smart charging

  • Future technology for EVs such as wireless charging and solar EVs

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisites:

    It is recommended that learners complete the first course, Electric cars: Introduction (DelftX- eCars1x) before beginning this course to be familiar with the basic concepts.

Tuition Fee

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