This course provides electrical, electronic or power engineering graduates with the professional training needed to pursue careers as design and development engineers or researchers.
The course covers the following advanced topics:
- renewable energy
- power electronics
- state space analysis and controller design
- control of electric drives
- design of modern electrical machines and drives
- electrical machines
- power systems operation
The advanced knowledge and skills you will gain from this course:
- modeling and analysis of engineering systems, processes and products
- design of electrical power systems and components
- computer-aided design and analysis techniques, including software packages like MATLAB, Simulink and PSpice
- specialist topic of your choice through an in-depth research project
You will have access to a range of specialist facilities. Each research group in the school has dedicated equipment and laboratories.
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Modules for 2017 entry
Year 1Year 1
- EEE8012 Power Electronics - Design and Implementation
- EEE8013 Linear Controller Design and State Space with Matlab Applications
- EEE8016 Electrical Machines and their applications
- EEE8014 Control of Electric Drives
- EEE8015 Design and Analysis of Electrical Machines and Drives
- EEE8017 Power Systems Operation and Analysis
- EEE8074 Coursework (EP and AC)
- EEE8075 Electrical Power and Control Project
Year 2Year 2
Modules change annually to take account of:
- changing staff expertise
- developments in the discipline
- the requirements of external bodies and partners
- student feedback.
Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.
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Fees & Funding
If your studies last longer than one year your fee may be subject to an annual inflationary increase.
The fees displayed here are per year.
Full time: £6,800
Full time: £6,800
Full time: £18,000
Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.
EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.
A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- electrical and electronic engineering
- computer engineering
Other subjects that may be considered include:
- mechanical engineering
- information and control engineering
- building electricity and intelligence
- computer science and technology
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English Language Requirements
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Pre-sessional English Course RequirementsPre-sessional English Course Requirements
- 6 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 1 sub-skill at 5.0 and 3 sub-skills at 5.5)
- 10 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 5.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.0 in all sub-skills)
You can study our Pre-sessional English course at the INTO Newcastle Centre.
How to Apply
You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step-by-step guide can help you on your way.
The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
If you live outside the UK/EU you must:
- pay a deposit of £1,500
- or submit an official letter of sponsorship
The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.