Newcastle University in Singapore

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering

Programme Details

The Master of Science in Electrical Power Engineering is designed to meet the Framework of Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) at Masters level and takes appropriate account of the subject benchmark statements in Engineering.

The programme aims to educate engineers to understand electrical power engineering as an ordered academic discipline at the post-graduate level by providing them with extensive knowledge of recent industrial applications and the relevant theoretical background, and to increase the students’ skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation in order to solve problems in the field of electrical power engineering.

Type of Programme
Post-graduate taught degree, face-to-face lessons.

Programme Duration

  • 12 months full-time study
  • 24 months part-time study

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • First degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent engineering qualification with minimum second lower classification (2.2)
  • English Language Entry Requirements : IELTS overall 6.5 or equivalent

Course Fees (subject to prevailing taxes)

  • SGD90 non-refundable application fee
  • SGD15,000 per programme

Applicant Eligibility 
The course is only available to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents of Singapore.

Learning Outcomes

The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding, skills and other attributes associated with the theme of Electrical Power Engineering.

A successful student will have gained and be able to demonstrate:

  • A knowledge and understanding of a total of 6 advanced topics in the field of Electrical Power Engineering: Power Electronics, Renewable Energy Technologies, Advanced Electrical Machines and Power Systems Operation and management, advanced power system analysis, smart grids and computational intelligence techniques
  • The technical expertise that underpins informed project planning, design and decision making in the area of Electrical Power Engineering
  • Computer aided design and analysis techniques appropriate to Electrical Power Engineering, for example the use of software packages such as MATLAB, Simulink, PSCAD and ETAP
  • A particular topic connected with Electrical Power Engineering studied in-depth as part of a research project

Modules

The table below shows all the modules covered in the degree, all of which are core units of the programme.

SN

Module Code

Module Title

1

EPE8201

Advanced Power System Analysis 

2

EPE8202

Advanced Power Electronics

3

EPE8203

Advanced Electrical Machines and Drives

4

EPE8204

Renewable Energy Technologies

5

EPE8205

Power System Operation and Management

6

EPE8206

High Voltage Technologies and Testing

7

EPE8207

Smart Grids and Applications of Computational Intelligence

8

EPE8208

Renewable Energy Heating and Cooling

9

EPE8209

Individual Project

How to Apply

The application process:

  1. Prospective candidates are required to visit Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) for a Pre-application Counselling session.
    (i) Kindly email the NewRIIS team for an appointment. 
    (ii) Please bring along the following original documents for verification when you visit NewRIIS
          - national registration identification card (pink/blue)
          - highest academic qualification
          - testimonials
          - updated CV

  2. Online application
    (i) Before applying, please prepare the following documents/items
         - correct programme code (please check with PG Programme Administrator/Coordinator, if you are unsure) 
         - scanned national registration card (pink/blue)
         - scanned verified educational documents
         - updated CV
         - personal statement 
    (ii) Create account for online application
    (iii) Apply online

  3. Payment of application fee of SGD90 (non-refundable) by cheque or bank transfer. All fees charged are subjected to prevailing taxes. 


For more information or clarifications, please email the NewRIIS team at newriis.research@newcastle.ac.uk

Download Brochure

To download programme brochure, please click MSc Brochure_EPE.