Taught course

Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy

Institution
Swansea University · College of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MSc Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy course is a first or second class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics or a closely related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master's course in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy places strong emphasis on state-of-the-art semiconductor devices and technologies, advanced power electronics and drives, and advanced power systems. The course also covers conventional and renewable energy generation technologies. Exciting new developments such as wide band gap electronics, energy harvesting, solar cells and biofuels are discussed and recent developments in power electronics are highlighted.This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Modules on the MSc Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy course can vary each year but you could expect to study:

  • Advanced Power Electronics and Drives
  • Power Semiconductor Devices
  • Advanced Power Systems
  • Energy and Power Engineering Laboratory
  • Power Generation Systems
  • Modern Control Systems
  • Wide Band-Gap Electronics
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • MSc Research Project

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Engineering
Email
engineering@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295514