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In this Energy and Power Systems Management programme from the University of Portsmouth you will jthe next generation of specialists who can deliver better energy management in the energy industry, and help reduce our impact on the environment.

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Join the next generation of specialists who can deliver better energy management in the energy industry, and help reduce our impact on the environment.

On this unique Master's in Energy and Power Systems Management , you'll build on your existing knowledge with up-to-date skills and advanced concepts in the operation, control, design, regulation and management of the power systems and networks of the future. You'll follow an industry-accredited learning programme shaped by the sector's needs and practices, guided by our industrial advisory board, and you'll design and deliver a research project specific to your interests in the energy sphere.

Whether you're already working in sustainable electrical power and energy generation or planning to enter the field, you'll graduate in a strong position to pursue a career as an engineer at an advanced level, in the field of energy and power systems management.

You can start this course in September (full-time or part-time) or January (full-time only)

Course highlights

  • Gain an unusual mix of management understanding with state-of-the-art engineering knowledge on energy systems
  • Benefit from a course that's underpinned by the principles of sustainability
  • Use industry-standard simulation packages such as MATLAB/Simulink, HOMER PRO, Power Factory, COMSOL, ANSYS, MultiSim, Minitab, and MS Project
  • Learn from academics engaged in externally-funded research projects and guest speakers drawn from companies in the power sector
  • Follow a course shaped by an industrial advisory board, which predicts where our industry is going and ensures this course comes to meet it
  • Build your skills in the operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future
  • Develop your knowledge of task analysis and methodologies, and explore how best to apply your technical learning to complex problems

Careers and opportunities

There's a growing skills shortage in the field of energy and power systems management. Global recruiters Brunel reported, in 2021, that the majority of the sector struggles with "an aging workforce and lack of skilled staff" – so, whether you're shaping yourself for entry to this industry or updating your knowledge of current design practice and analytical methods, you'll find this accredited Master's helps you stand out as someone the sector needs.

You'll graduate with knowledge of industry-standard hardware and simulation packages, like Simulink. You'll have made a network of contacts through commercially-engaged lecturers, visiting speakers and a global cohort of fellow students. And you'll have been studying concepts, theories and methods that our industrial advisory board recognises as central to current and future best practice in the power and energy sector.

Programme Structure

Core Modules

Electrical Machines and Drives - 20 credits

Electrical Power Systems Technology - 20 credits

Engineering Management Economics and Risk Analysis - 20 credits

Individual MSc Project - 60 credits

Renewable and Alternative Energy - 20 credits

Sensors and Measurement Systems - 20 credits

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

SeptemberJanuary (full time route only)


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

Tuition Fee


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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 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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