University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Energy and Power Systems

This course provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the electrical power generation, transmission, distribution, and networks. The operating principles, monitoring, optimisation and control of modern power systems are discussed in details. The environmental challenges, renewable energy generation, smart grid, high voltage power engineering, and research and management skills are also addressed in this one-year programme. In addition, site-visit and practical sessions are included. The programme has been carefully developed for graduates with electrical/electronic or related background to meet the increasing demand from the energy and power industry.

Entry requirements

2.2 Class Honours degree in engineering or science or equivalent overseas qualifications; mature students may offer appropriate alternative qualifications plus experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 540 (paper based), TOEFL 76 (Internet based).

Course modules

Core modules: Power generation, transmission and distribution; measurement, monitoring and sensors in power systems; research skills and project management; drives; energy conversion, renewable energy and smart grid; plasma engineering; software engineering and programming; electrical discharges and power network safety; optional modules: MSc project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 15,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

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0151 794 5927