12 months
19600 GBP/year
9650 GBP/year
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The Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy programme from Swansea University equips you with a sound knowledge of semiconductor devices and technologies, advanced power electronics, and advanced power systems.

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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 from 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
  • Advanced Power Electronics and Drives
  • Power Systems with Project
  • Power Generation Systems
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • Wide band-gap Semiconductors
  • Modern Control Systems

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK students: £ 4,850
  • International students: £ 9,900
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK students: £ 3,200
  • International students: £ 6,550

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /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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