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 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 first language of instruction: IELTS 6.5 TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based).

Course modules

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453