Electric Power Engineering, M.Sc.

Electric Power Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #98 (QS) ,
This Master's programme in Electric Power Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology will enable studenst to develop a comprehensive understanding of the field, with specialisation in one or two of the areas, giving them a sound foundation enabling them to enter a professional role in industry or academia.

About

This Master's programme in Electric Power Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is designed for those of you who would like to work within the areas of: management, systems and/or components within electric power engineering.

The Electric Power Engineering Programme is taught in English in the following areas:

  • electric power systems and markets
  • power system operation control and automation
  • power electronics and drives
  • modelling of electrotechnical equipment
  • management of power systems

Career

For decades, KTH and Sweden have been at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, power component technologies and automation solutions. These areas are in constant need of fresh ideas and new engineers. For a long time there has been a wide selection of career options all over the world for electric power engineers. 

This programme is designed to utilise KTH’s strong ties with research and industry leaders such as ABB, Vattenfall, Ellevio, Bombardier and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, offering students an excellent opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical, industrial applications.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Power Generation Operation and Planning
  • Electricity Market Analysis
  • Power Generation, Environment and Markets
  • Communication and Control in Electric Power Systems
  • Computer Applications in Power Systems
  • High-voltage Engineering
  • Electrotechnical Modelling
  • Power Grid Technology and Substation Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

To be eligible for the programme, you must have been awarded a bachelor's degree, be proficient in English and meet the programme-specific requirements.

Programme Specific requirements

    A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, with courses in
    • Electrical Engineering (including three phase electrical circuits and/or machines) equivalent to 60 ECTS credits
    • Mathematics (including calculus, numerical methods, algebra, probability theory and basic control theory) equivalent to at least 30 ECTS credits.

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      14946.5 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 29893 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA Applies to you

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
    • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

    Living costs for Stockholm

    • 9668 - 17250 SEK/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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