University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Electrical Power Systems with Advanced Research

This programme meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy as well as advanced research skills. It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre with the right advanced skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future - smart grids as well as developing and managing research and development programmes. It will meet the demand for the research and development of sustainable electrical power systems and the demand for training and education of existing and future power engineers in the advanced concepts and designing of sustainable electrical power systems and renewable energy with significant research training.

Entry requirements

At least an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, or physics from a university of high international standing.

Course modules

Core modules: introductory module for electrical power systems; power system economics; intelligent systems; power system operation and control; HVDC and FACTS.
Optional modules: small embedded systems; embedded digital signal processing; computer and comms networks.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 36,810 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (Wales) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (EU) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Whole course (England) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

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