Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Advanced Electrical Power Engineering

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 programme 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.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering or 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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Programme Tutor
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6154