M.Sc. On Campus

Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

University of Leeds

12 months
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This Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems course from University of Leeds addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy and shows how solar, wind and other such energy sources can be efficiently integrated into practical power systems.


You will study core power engineering topics such as power converters, electric drives and control alongside modules specific to renewable energy sources and power system.

At the same time, you will study a unique range of modules on the generation of electricity from solar and wind power, energy management through the applications of power electronics and comprehensive analysis of smart grid systems. You will also explore the opportunity to address the control and management issues in modern energy systems.

You will be prepared to meet the renewable energy challenges of the 21st century in a wide range of careers.

Career opportunities

Renewable energy and efficient power conversion systems are of immense importance worldwide and graduates of this masters degree course can expect to find jobs in a wide variety of industries including the electronics, automotive, transport, construction, industrial automation, power utility, energy, oil and environmental sectors.

You will be well-placed to develop practical solutions to the problem of integrating renewable energy systems into established electricity distribution networks. You should be able to contribute to strategic planning, systems implementation and operation of sustainable power generation systems.

The Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems course from University of Leeds is also an excellent preparation for postgraduate research study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Management and Conservation
  • Modern Industry Practice
  • Smart Grid Analysis
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Electric Power Generation by Renewable Sources
  • Control Systems Design
  • Electric Power Generation and Distribution
  • Programming
  • MSc Individual Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in electronic/electrical engineering, mechatronics or physics.
  • Applicants with a high 2:2 (hons) will be considered if they can demonstrate specific competence in power electronics, electrical machines or drives.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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