M.Sc. On Campus

Future Power Networks

Imperial College London

12 months
35700 GBP/year
15400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Future Power Networks MSc course offered at Imperial College London covers various aspects of planning, operation and control of electric power networks of the 21st century, which are required to support and facilitate decarbonisation of the electricity, heat and transport sectors.


The unique challenges posed by high penetration of variable renewables and electric vehicles in the power network and bulk power transmission over long distances require specialised know-how, which will be provided by this course.   

The Future Power Networks MSc course offered at Imperial College London content draws on our research experience in the areas of power systems, power electronics, control and power economics.  

From this course, you will gain: 

  • an understanding of the operating practice, design standard and regulatory policies in the electricity supply industry 
  • knowledge of power transmission and distribution network operation and control 
  • competency in modelling, analysis and optimisation of power networks 
  • competency in advanced signal and data analysis. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be equipped to pursue a career with the transmission or distribution network operators, electric power utilities, power equipment manufacturers, power/energy consulting, regulators and so on.


This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • HVDC Technology And Control
  • Power System Dynamics, Stability And Control
  • Role And Value Of Smart Grid Technologies 
  • Design Of Linear Multivariable Control Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing And Digital Filters
  • Estimation And Fault Detection

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most postgraduate courses remain open until they are full, so make sure you apply in good time. UK and non-visa nationals have the same deadline.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement is a first-class degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or a related subject with a substantial electrical/electronic engineering component.
  • The overall degree grade must be at least 75% overall.
  • A wide variety of international qualifications are accepted.
  • All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.
  • Online application.
  • Application fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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