• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Electrical Power Engineering degree offered by the University of Wollongong is delivered by national and international industry experts from the electrical transmission and distribution sector. By studying this course you will acquire a better understanding of the design processes and technical requirements of the industry. 

The Master of Electrical Power Engineering is offered on a part-time basis, making it perfect for professionals looking to increase or enhance their skills whilst working full-time. The degree is structured for intensive subject module delivery mode, with a combination of face-to-face learning and online materials and support. 

This degree

The Electrical Power Engineering course is specifically designed to meet industry needs, by providing structured learning and development and providing knowledge and experience difficult to gain through workplace training programs. The course modules have been selected from areas key to the Australian electricity transmission and distribution industry ensuring you receive up-to-date industry-specific education. The program is focused on current technologies and challenges faced by engineers working in the field of electrical power engineering. 

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Wollongong (UOW) is a large coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Course Structure

  • Distribution System Reliability
  • Electricity Market Structures and Demand Side Integration
  • Power System Protection and Communication
  • Overhead, Underground Line Design and Construction
  • Power Quality
  • Distribution Network Planning
  • Renewable and Embedded Generation
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Power System Earthing
  • Substation Design
  • Electrical Safety
  • Power System Stability
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 Credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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:

    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class
Recommended score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Upper Second Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A recognised Bachelor of Engineering degree specialising in Electrical Engineering awarded with Honours Class 2, Division 11; or a Graduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering.
  • Other tertiary qualifications, together with relevant professional experience over a period of at least two years, may also be considered.
  • Applicants must also include a CV providing a brief account of their work history to date.
  • CRICOS Provider No: 00102E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18384 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36768 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17712 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35424 AUD 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.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

At the University of Wollongong (UOW), our scholarships and grants will help you reach your goals. All you need to do is complete the online application - don't forget you will still need to apply for all courses you are interested in via UAC as well.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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