University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Energy and Power Systems Management

Effective use of renewable energy and improvements in the efficiency of power generation facilities will enable better energy management in the future and help reduce environmental impact. This course responds to an urgent need for specialists in energy and power systems management, as well as a growing skills shortage of people with core knowledge in this field. The course provides relevant, up-to-date skills that will equip both graduates and working professionals in the advanced concepts of sustainable electrical power and energy generation. It offers skills for operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future. You will also receive training in and understanding of energy production, delivery, consumption and efficiency.

Entry requirements

A 2nd-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Power systems technology; electrical machines and drives; energy systems; renewable and alternative energy; nuclear technology; energy management.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations, coursework, laboratory-based project work and a major individual project/dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years
MSc Full-time - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
02392 842555