UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Power Systems Engineering

The course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work at a professional level in industries involved in the production, distribution and consumption of energy and power. This wide range of industries includes transport, conventional and renewable power generation.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in a suitable engineering subject such as electrical, mechanical or mechatronics, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Some basic knowledge of applied electricity is essential.

Course modules

Core Modules: Power transmission and auxiliary machinery systems; electrical machines and power electronic drives; electrical power systems and electrical propulsion; new and renewable energy systems; project management; group project. Options: Applied thermodynamics and turbomachinery; vibrations, acoustics and control; advanced computer applications in engineering.

Assessment methods

This dynamic programme is delivered through lectures, tutorials, individual and group projects, practical laboratory work and coursework assignments, (including computational analysis). Assessment is through written, oral and viva voce examinations and coursework (including the evaluation of laboratory reports, technical and project reports, problem-solving exercises, computational and modelling skills and oral presentations).

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 3907