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Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Electrical Power.
Applicants who do not have the above, but have relevant work experience and other qualifications, will be considered.
Months of entry
Are you interested in working in the electrical power engineering and renewable energy sectors? This course will give you a thorough understanding of power electronics, electric drive systems, smart grids, wind power, photovoltaic and other distributed generation systems.
The course, which enjoys very high student satisfaction rates, has been carefully designed to meet the needs of industry. It also meets the academic requirements of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), by whom it is fully accredited.
Electrical power engineers need to be able to work in multidisciplinary teams and to show organisational and commercial skills alongside technical knowledge. The course therefore has a strong focus on project management, self-development and employability.
You’ll benefit from the University’s excellent facilities that include specialist electrical and electronics laboratory resources. Northumbria has a well-established reputation for producing graduates who can apply their knowledge to generate creative solutions for sustainable electrical power systems.
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12-24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Applicant Services
- 0191 227 4453