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Electrical Power and Energy Systems

University of Strathclyde

12 months
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21850 GBP/year
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About

The Electrical Power and Energy Systems course at University of Strathclyde recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems.

Overview

The Electrical Power and Energy Systems course at University of Strathclyde offers an integrated programme focusing on:  the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems, power plant, renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry, globalised markets and environmental drivers. You'll have two semesters of compulsory and optional classes, followed by a three-month summer research project in your chosen area. There’s the opportunity to carry this out through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships.

The internships are offered in collaboration with selected department industry partners, including ScottishPower, Smarter Grid Solutions and SSE. You'll address real-world engineering challenges facing the partner, with site visits, access and provision of relevant technical data and/or facilities provided, along with an industry mentor and academic supervisor.

Careers

The course provides the advanced level of knowledge and understanding required for challenging, well paid and exciting careers in the dynamic and high growth electrical power and renewable energy sectors.

Employment prospects are excellent, with recent graduates operating in power engineering consultancy, global power utilities (generation, supply and distribution), the renewable energy sector and manufacturing. They've taken up professional and technical positions as electrical engineers, power systems specialists, distribution engineer and asset managers in large energy utilities such as ScottishPower Energy Networks, Aker Solutions, National Grid & EDF Energy. Graduates have also taken up roles in project management and engineering consultancy with companies such as Arup, Atkins Global, Ramboll, Moot MacDonald and AMEC.

Accreditation

The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) - this programme is CEng accredited and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with a CEng accredited Bachelors programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Assignment and Professional Studies
  •  Advanced Power and Energy Systems
  •  Power System Economics, Markets and Asset Management
  • Power Electronics for Energy & Drive Control
  • High Voltage Technology & Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Wind Energy & Distributed Energy Resources

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in electronic, electrical, power or energy engineering, or a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Rest of UK - £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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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