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 sample of advanced topics: Renewable energy; smartgrids; power electronics; state space analysis and controller design. The advanced knowledge and skills the student 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; specialist topic of the students choice through an in-depth research project.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering or mechanical engineering, physics, communications, information and control engineering, building electricity and intelligence, computer science and technology. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.

Course modules

Year 1 modules include: Power electronics; linear controller design and state space analysis; electrical machines; electrical power and control project; control of electric drives; design of modern electrical machines and drives; power systems operation; coursework (EP and AC). Year 2 modules include: Technology review project; renewable energy systems and smartgrids; HVDC systems; individual project. Modules might change at year of entry.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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