Taught course

Electrical Power Systems

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or a relevant subject. Industrial experience and CEng/IEng qualifications will also be taken into account.

Applicants with a 2.2 with high grades in relevant modules will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Electrical Power Systems Masters course provides the skills and knowledge you need to significantly enhance your career prospects in the electrical power industry, developing your power engineering skills through expert teaching and extensive research work undertaken in collaboration with power industry partners.

The 3rd energy industry revolution is taking place where the key is the development of electrical power systems in the contexts of smart grids. Electrical power systems are playing a pivotal role in the development of a sustainable energy supply, enabling renewable energy generation.

This Electrical Power Systems MSc programme meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy. It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre with the right skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future – smart grids.

Some modules will be taught by leading industry experts, offering exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges that the power industry is facing and will work with you to develop and provide innovative solutions. In addition, students working on relevant MSc projects may have the opportunity to work with leading industry experts directly.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Phone
+44 (0)121 414 3344