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Electrical Power Systems

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
25740 GBP/year
10620 GBP/year
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About

The Electrical Power Systems course from University of Birmingham provides the skills and knowledge you need to significantly enhance your career prospects in the electrical power industry, developing your power engineering skills through expert teaching and extensive research work undertaken in collaboration with power industry partners.

Overview

This Electrical Power Systems course from University of Birmingham meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy. It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre with the right skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future – smart grids.

Some modules will be taught by leading industry experts, offering exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges that the power industry is facing and will work with you to develop and provide innovative solutions. In addition, students working on relevant MSc projects may have the opportunity to work with leading industry experts directly.

Why study Electrical Power Systems Masters/MSc at Birmingham?

  • Study in our new state-of-the-art School of Engineering building which includes a 50-seat electronics and electrical focused projects space and a basement that houses a full-size set of railway points, the University’s pantograph test rig and a test track for the scaled hydrogen-powered train.
  • Postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham is a chance to learn from world leaders in their fields. This guarantees you a first-class learning experience, leading to a qualification that is respected the world over and making you an attractive prospect in a  very competitive job market.
  • This programme will develop your power engineering skills through expert teaching and extensive research work undertaken in collaboration with power industry partners. 
  • Some modules are taught by leading industry experts, offering exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges that the power industry and how to develop innovative solutions.
  • The Department is recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) for 86% of research impact ranked as world leading or internationally excellent
  • Enjoy one of the broadest portfolios and most successful track records of collaborations with industry in the country, giving you real working knowledge and valuable experience for future employment

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Project 
  • HVDC and FACTS
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Power Systems Stability Control and Protection
  • Power System Economics 
  • Power Systems Operation and Control
  • Renewable Energy Systems Integration

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 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account.

  • Applicants with a 2.2 with high grades in relevant modules will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about entry requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25740 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10620 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK students: £5,310 part-time (year 1)

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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