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Power Systems Engineering

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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31200 GBP/year
16000 GBP/year
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About

The Power Systems Engineering MSc at the University College London (UCL) is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work at a professional level in industries involved in the production, distribution and consumption of energy and power. This wide range of industries includes transport, conventional and renewable power generation.

Overview

Why study this degree at UCL?

The department has an international reputation for the excellence of its research which is funded by numerous bodies including: EPSRC, EU, Wellcome Trust, the Royal Society, the Leverhulme Trust, UK Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems, Cosworth Technology, Ebara, Jaguar Cars, Shell, and BP.

UCL Mechanical Engineering has a range of research and teaching facilities which enhance the experience of students on the programme.  Highlights include an extensive workshop, four engine test cells of the highest specification, a fuel cell laboratory, an electrical power laboratory and a fluid mechanics laboratory.

Careers

Graduates from this programme have the opportunity to forge careers in a range of sectors internationally. There are career opportunies in manufacturing and the engineering of transportation, including rail, road, shipping and aviation and the design of electric and hybrid drive trains. 

Students can also gain employment in power industries, including new and renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar and tidal power.

This Power Systems Engineering MSc at the University College London (UCL) helps to develop engineers capable of managing multidisciplary engineering projects, for example projects which bring together electrical, mechanical and financial elements. 

Employability

Delivered by leading research and academic staff from across UCL, the programme provides a range of opportunities for students to network and keep abreast of emerging ideas. This is enhanced by our collaborations with companies and governmental bodies such as BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Lloyds Register and TfL, who provide specialised lectures and are key to our research success.

We encourage students to develop networks through the programme and via the department’s careers programme, which includes employer-led events and individual coaching.

We equip our graduates with the skills and confidence needed to play a creative and leading role in the professional and research community.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Power Transmission and Auxiliary Machinery Systems
  • Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives
  • Electrical Power Systems and Electrical Propulsion
  • New and Renewable Energy Systems
  • Project Management
  • Group Design Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university in a suitable engineering subject such as electrical, mechanical or mechatronics, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Some basic knowledge of applied electricity is essential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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Funding

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