Electrical Power Engineering, M.Sc. | The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35300 GBP/year
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The Electrical Power Engineering programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is designed to equip graduates and professionals with a broad and robust training on modern power engineering technologies, with a strong focus on renewable energy conversion and smart grids.

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Overview

Within the Electrical Power Engineering programme offered by The University of Edinburgh  you will acquire the advanced fundamentals, research tools and techniques of power engineering, as well as an in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies and advanced numerical methods to address some of the world's grand challenges, such as integration of wind energy, offshore renewables, energy storage and photovoltaics.

You will also complete an individual dissertation project over the summer months, which provides a good opportunity for you to apply your acquired skills to a real-world problem.

Career opportunities

Power engineering is one of the most in-demand professions in the UK and worldwide with Governments putting plans in place to decarbonise and modernise the electricity sector.

The transition to a green economy will require a highly skilled workforce led by electrical power engineers with a solid academic background, an appreciation of the trajectory of the industry and an understanding of the challenges and implications brought about by the introduction of new power technologies.

As a graduate from our MSc Electrical Power Engineering programme, you will be equipped to go into a wide range of careers anywhere in the world, such as in:

  • energy consultancies
  • energy utilities or manufacturers
  • engineering or construction companies
  • renewable energy developers
  • academia
  • governments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Distributed Energy Resources and Smart Grids
  • Engineering Research Methods with Grand Challenge
  • Power Conversion
  • Power Systems
  • Power Systems Engineering and Economics
  • Wind Energy
  • Solar Energy & Photovoltaic Systems
  • Advanced Power Electronics and Machines

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply as early as possible. Applications may close earlier than the published deadlines.

  • deadline 1: 15 December
  • deadline 2: 31 March
  • deadline 3:  31 May

Credits

180 alternative credits

The courses correspond to 120 credits of taught material, plus 60 credits of a research project.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 degree, or international equivalent, in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering.
  • Applicants with different academic backgrounds may be considered but we expect you to have passed at least two power engineering related courses with marks equivalent to UK 2:1 as a minimum. Examples of relevant courses are power electronics, power systems, electric machines, control engineering, renewable energy etc. This requirement may be partially met by relevant industrial experience; applicants with non-standard backgrounds may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Applicants will also need to submit a personal statement, which should clearly demonstrate both their level of understanding of power engineering, and their strong interest in and commitment to the field.
  • Please note that entry to this programme is very competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    35300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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