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Electrical Power Systems with Advanced Research

University of Birmingham

24 months
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25740 GBP/year
10620 GBP/year
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About

The Electrical Power Systems with Advanced Research programme from University of Birmingham will give you the advanced skills and specialist experience required to significantly enhance your career in the electrical power industry. The course builds on a very close involvement with the power industry and our extensive research work and expertise.

Overview

This Electrical Power Systems with Advanced Research programme from University of Birmingham meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy as well as advanced research skills.

It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre with the right advanced skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future – smart grids as well as developing and managing R&D programmes.

Some modules will be taught by leading industry experts, which will give you the exciting opportunity to understand the real challenges that power industry is facing, hence propose innovative solutions. In addition, students working on relevant MSc projects may have the opportunity to work with leading industry experts directly. 

The 2-Year MSc Electrical Power Systems with Advanced Research will run in parallel with the existing 1-Year MSc Electrical Power Systems. The taught credits in the 1st year of the 2 Year MSc are identical to that of the 1-Year MSc while the 2nd Year is mainly focused on a research project. The 2-year programme will also be able to fill in the gap of skills between the 1-year MSc and PhD research.

Career

This course meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy.

It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre who will be much in demand due to their skills, knowledge and ability to lead in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future – smart grids.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control concepts and methods
  • Advanced energy conversion systems and power electronic applications
  • Advanced power electronic technologies for electrical power networks – HVDC and FACTS
  • Electrical power system engineering - using state-of-the-art computational tools and methods, and design of sustainable electrical power systems and networks
  • Economic analysis of electrical power systems and electricity markets. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 with high grades in relevant modules will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about entry requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25740 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10620 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK students: 

  • Year 1 - £10,620
  • Year 2 - £4,565

International students:  

  • Year 1 - £25,740
  • Year 2 - £24,480

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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