University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Electrical Power Engineering with Business

This course recognises the need for graduates with skills to address the world's major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme targeted at graduates concerned with the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems, power plant, renewables and industrial electrical equipment in the context of a liberalised power supply industry, globalised markets and environmental drivers.

Entry requirements

At least a 2nd Class Honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering or a related subject; candidates with other qualifications may also be considered; candidates whose 1st language is not English and who have not obtained their qualifications in an English-speaking institution must achieve the following English language standards: TOEFL 100 (internet-based), 250 (computer based), 600 (written) or IELT S 6.5.

Course modules

Compulsory classes: power electronics and control of electrical machines; electricity markets and system economics; instrumentation and condition monitoring; optional classes (two of the following); regulation in network industries; computer technology and modern programming concepts; power systems analysis and operation; protection systems. Semester 2: compulsory classes; case study assignment; advanced power systems analysis and design; advanced power system protection; high voltage technology; optional classes; power systems electromagnetic compatibility; computer control system methods; wind power technology; semester 3 (June - September).

Assessment methods

Students undertake a summer project and submit a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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