City, University of London

City, University of London

Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management

This course is suitable for both practicing engineers and those considering a career in engineering. The course has been designed to provide an in-depth insight into the technical workings, management and economics of the electrical power industry. This programme has been designed to meet the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of sustainable electrical power and energy generation. The aims are to produce graduates of a high calibre with the right skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading teams involved in the operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future.

Entry requirements

MSc

Applicants should hold a lower second class honours degree in electrical and electronic engineering, physics or an engineering-related subject, or the equivalent from an international institution.
If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to follow a Graduate Diploma pathway to the programme through one of our partners.
Don't meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You'll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre.

PgDip

A minimum of a lower 2nd class Honours degree in electrical engineering, physics or an engineering related subject or relevant career achievement in a power/energy related or environmental field; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL (internet based) at 90.

Course modules

MSc

Introduction to Power Systems & Energy Management EPM874 (15 credits);
Systems Modelling EPM744 (15 credits);
Renewable Energy Fundamentals and Sustainable Energy Technologies EPM879 (15 credits);
Transmission and Distribution Systems Management EPM875 (15 credits);
Power Systems Design and Simulation EPM423 (15 credits);
Power Electronics EPM501 (15 credits);
Power Systems Protection and Grid Stability EPM990 (15 credits);
Economics of the Power Industry EPM101 (15 credits); and a
Dissertation EPM949 (60 credits).

PgDip

Modules include: Introduction to power systems; energy utilisation and management; systems modelling; renewable energy: engineering principles of solar, wind and biomass energy supplies; transmission and distribution; industrial control; power electronics; economics of the power industry.

Assessment methods

MSc

Modules are delivered by academics actively involved in energy related research, as well as visiting lecturers from the power industry who provide a valuable insight into the operation of energy companies.

PgDip

Assessment is through coursework and examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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