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Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems, M.Sc.

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  • 13 months
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University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
The Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems MSc at Staffordshire University will provide you with expertise and practical experience in the application of engineering as part of the latest technological developments and increasing use of power electronics.
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Overview

The theme of power electronics runs through the course options in its application to modern technologies such as renewable energy systems and the development of embedded generation and micro grids.

At the Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems MSc at Staffordshire University you will have the opportunity to work with leading industry as part of the course, on field trips and as an industry placement option.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems.

Career Opportunities

Career prospects for Electrical Engineers are excellent given a shortage worldwide. Prospects are particularly good in renewables due to the upward trend in investment in this sector.

Programme Structure

Core modules are:

  • Research Methods And Project Management
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Systems
  • Modern Power Systems and Protection
  • Plastic Electronics
  • MScProject
  • Power Converters For Electric Utilities
  • Research Methods And Project Management
  • Smart Grids: Intelligent Networked Power Engineering
  • The Professional Engineer (Masters)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    • Duration description

      For the Full-time, with a placement year, duration extends to 25 Months.

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.
  • If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work. 
  • If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
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Part-time:

EU/EEA : 2,940 GBP per year

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Student loans are available for many of our postgraduate degrees and are provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC). The loan can cover a wide range of postgraduate study options - part-time, full-time and distance learning. 

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