University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Electrical Power Engineering

To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within. This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical energy and power systems, complemented by studies in electricity markets and power systems economics. The course is designed to provide the advanced training you need for a career in the dynamic power and energy sectors.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Advanced power system analysis and protection; high voltage technology and electromagnetic compatibility; power electronics for energy and drive control; power system economics; markets and asset management; wind energy and distributed energy resources; assignment and professional studies; research project. Elective classes: Digital signal processing principles; information transmission and security; communications networks; control principles; control techniques; software engineering.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment techniques are used throughout the course. You'll complete at least six modules in Year 1. Each module has a combination of written assignments, individual and group reports, oral presentations, practical lab work and, where appropriate, an end-of-term exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per (Year 1) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,500 per (Year 1) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Telephone number: 
01415482170