Entry requirements

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering or computer engineering. Other subjects that may be considered include mechanical engineering, physics, communications, information and control engineering, building electricity and intelligence or computer science and technology.

We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Newcastle University is home to the UK's largest academic research group in Electrical Power. You'll have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and gain an enhanced learning experience.

Taught by leaders in their field, you will gain from research-led teaching. You'll learn from researchers solving problems of global importance by engaging with industry and working across disciplines.

Our MSc programme is designed for graduates in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • related disciplines.

Our industry-focused approach equips you with the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams. This will highlight your in-depth commercial awareness and technical knowledge.

Throughout your course you'll be able to take part in:

  • industry guest lectures
  • site visits
  • technical projects
  • placements
  • employment opportunities with added support from our Careers Service.

The flexible nature of this programme allows you to specialise in one of two streams:

  • Electrical Power
  • Electrical Power (advanced option).

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering