Electrical Engineering (Power Systems), M.Sc. | Part time online | University of California, Riverside | United States
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Electrical Engineering (Power Systems)

13 months
875 USD/credit 29076 USD/year
875 USD/credit 29076 USD/year
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Develop the abilities and leadership qualities to be a 21st century engineering leader with the Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) program at the University of California, Riverside.


The Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) program at the University of California, Riverside is a thorough exploration of the technology, systems and processes that power our world. Coursework explores high-level topics such as smart grid technology, power semiconductor devices, and robotic and industrial automation systems.

Why A Master’s Degree In Electrical Engineering?

A Master of Science in Engineering is more than an upgrade to your education — it’s an investment in your future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrical engineers earn a median salary of almost $90,000, with a high-range salary of more than $135,000. 

  • Electrical engineers can find employment in a variety of industries, including:
  • Electric power and manufacturing of machinery
  • Navigation systems
  • Communication systems
  • Electromedical instruments and semiconductors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Optimization Techniques
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Drives
  • Smart Grid
  • Power System Steady State and Market

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 13 months

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36 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. The degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent in subject matter and scholarship to that offered by the University of California.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA or B-equivalent (if GPA is not on a 4.0 scale). We recommend that you check with the graduate program as they may have a higher standard for their GPA requirements. If your GPA is below this, follow up with the graduate program you are interested. Applications are reviewed in their entirety and the program can look at your other components and advise you on potential admission.
  • All applications are initially reviewed by the graduate program before a recommendation is submitted to the Graduate Division for final approval. Please visit your the graduate program's website you are interested in for any program specific requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 875 USD per credit during 13 months.
  • National

    29076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 875 USD per credit during 13 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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