The rapid development of the renewable field has led to a shortage of fully skilled electrical engineers who are competent in both classic power system operation and renewable system integration.
The Master of Engineering in Electrical Systems Engineering at the Engineering Institute of Technology presents the widely used wind and solar energy as centralized and distributed power sources as well as the effects of renewable integration on classic power issues. You will also learn energy storage as an integral part of a microgrid or at a larger utility level. You will get the opportunity to understand the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning as data-driven approaches in smart grids with the application of smart meters. The section on project management provides the skills required for effective management of power generation, transmission, and distribution projects.
The Project Thesis, the capstone of the program, requires a high level of personal autonomy and accountability, as it reinforces the knowledge and skill base developed in the previous units. As a significant research component of the program, this project will facilitate research, critical evaluation, and the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative, enabling you to critique current professional practice in the electrical engineering industry.
Potential job roles include engineering and management positions in the following areas of expertise:
- Electrical and electronics system design
- Instrumentation, control systems & automation
- Oil & gas
- Systems engineering
- Communication systems
- Embedded systems
- Electric vehicles
- Power generation & distribution
- Renewable and energy storage systems.
Like all Australian higher education providers and universities, EIT programs are accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). This master’s degree is accredited by Engineers Australia under the Washington Accord.
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- Power Generation
- Transmission and Distribution Systems
- Electric Power System Analysis
- Power Conversion
- System Stability Analysis
- Professional Engineering Management
- Renewable Energy Systems
- Power System Safety and Protection
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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You must submit your application at least four weeks before the start date to be considered for your desired intake.
DisciplinesIndustrial & Systems Engineering Electrical Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 34 other Masters in Electrical Engineering in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Provider Code: 03567C | CRICOS Course Code: 0100462
To gain entry into this program, applicants need one of the following:
- A recognized 3-year bachelor degree* in an engineering qualification in a congruent** field of practice; OR
- An EIT Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree* in a congruent** field of practice; OR
- A 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent) that is recognized under the Washington Accord or by Engineers Australia, in a congruent**, or a different field of practice at the discretion of the Admissions Committee; OR
- A 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent)* that is not recognized under the Washington Accord, in a congruent** field of practice to this program
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International23500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23500 AUD per year during 24 months.
National12650 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12650 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Perth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- EIT International Science and Engineering Merit (ISEM) Scholarship
- EIT Melbourne Campus Scholarship
- EIT Women in Engineering Scholarship
- The EIT Dean’s Scholarship
- Relocation Grant
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.