Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Electrical Power Engineering

Students study power systems, renewable energy and distributed generation, applications of power electronics in power and drive systems, business issues regarding power engineering and computer aided power system design and analysis. Students choose to do a project in consultation with an appropriate member of academic staff; the particular choice of project for a student takes into account the student's interests, aspirations and previous experience.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree of above or equivalent; applicants normally have an engineering undergraduate background, or experience in this area. Where English is not the 1st language of instruction: IELTS 6.5 TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based).

Course modules

Modules include: photovoltaic system technology; wind energy conversion systems; engineering project; engineering research and project management; renewable energy technologies for electricity supply; power electronics and drive systems; smart grids.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453