Postgraduate

Advanced Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Advanced Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Full time: 24 months

Profile

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
  • smartgrids
  • 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

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Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Module changes

Module changes

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.

Careers

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Graduate destinations

Graduate destinations

Careers Service

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Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

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.

MSc

UK

Full time: £6,800

EU

Full time: £6,800

International

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.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • computer engineering

Other subjects that may be considered include:

  • mechanical engineering
  • physics
  • communications
  • information and control engineering
  • building electricity and intelligence
  • computer science and technology

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

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.

Deposit

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.

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