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Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy

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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The MSc in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The MSc in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy programme at Swansea University equips you with a sound knowledge of semiconductor devices and technologies, advanced power electronics, and advanced power systems.

You will also learn about renewable energy generation technologies, wide band gap electronics, energy harvesting, solar cells and biofuels.

Growing concerns about greenhouse gas emission and global warming mean the subject of power engineering and sustainable energy has never been more vital.

Your studies will have a strong focus on advanced power systems and state-of-the-art semiconductor technologies.

Conventional and renewable energy generation technologies will also be explored, together with developments in fields such as wide band gap electronics, solar cells and energy harvesting.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy programme at Swansea University are strongly positioned for specialist employment.

Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • IT consultant
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Engineering geologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • Power Semiconductor Devices
  • Wide band-gap Semiconductors
  • Advanced Power Electronics and Drives
  • Modern Control Systems
  • Advanced Power Systems
  • Energy and Power Engineering Laboratory
  • Power Systems with Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Usually the entry requirements for the MSc Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy course is a first or second class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics or a closely related subject.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component). 

Funding

For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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