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Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering

University of Southampton

12 months
Duration
28000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering MSc course at the University of Southampton considers all aspects of sustainable energy generation, transmission and distribution engineering. This one year course provides highly sought after skills for those who are considering a career in the electrical power industry.

Overview

Course Details

If you’re considering a career in the electrical power industry, this course will give you the skills in high demand from employers.

Through this Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering MSc course at the University of Southampton you’ll gain an advanced understanding of the relationships between core types of energy, work, force, power and efficiency.  

You’ll learn about:

  • the design and management of power systems 
  • bulk electrical energy transport issues  
  • the design and operation of electricity transmission and distribution networks  
  • how to specify equipment through tools such as ERACS and PowerWorld  
  • the fundamentals and impact of current and future energy/power production methods

You'll get to personalise this master of electronic and energy engineering course to your interests and career aims, through a choice of modules and an individual project. You’ll also have access to research facilities, including our high-voltage laboratory and interdisciplinary clean room.

Career Opportunities

This programme provides an excellent base for students considering a career in the electrical power industry. Graduates from our MSc programme are employed worldwide in leading companies at the forefront of technology.  ECS runs a dedicated careers hub which is affiliated with  renowned companies such as:

  • IBM
  • Arm
  • Microsoft Research
  • Imagination Technologies
  • Nvidia
  • Samsung Google 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • TT Technical Methods and Writing
  • Project Preparation
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Power Generation: Technology and Impact on Society
  • Power and Distribution
  • Bioenergy
  • Green Electronics
  • Mechanical Power Transmission and Vibration
  • Advanced Electrical Materials

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

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in electrical engineering or electronic engineering.

You must also have an upper 2:1 score in the following modules:

  • 1 electrical machines module (e.g. electrical machines, electrical apparatus, electrical drives, electrical motors, control of machines or drives, electro-mechanical energy convertors)
  • 1 electric power systems module (e.g. power system control, electrical power systems, energy power systems, transmissions and distribution of electrical power, power generation, electrical networks)
  • 1 electrical engineering module (e.g. high voltage engineering, power circuits, electrotechnics, power electronics, electronic converters)
  • 1 engineering physics module (e.g. engineering physics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, electromagnetic theory, applied electromagnetics, robotics, control engineering)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £28,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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