Taught course

Energy and Power Systems

University of Liverpool · Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Entry requirements

Please see the course page on the University website for full details.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides you with an in-depth knowledge of electrical power generation, transmission, distribution and networks. We also explore the operating principles, monitoring, optimisation and control of modern power systems in detail.

The world demand for energy, in particular electricity, is increasing significantly and will continue to do so over the next decade and beyond. There are many challenges to be addressed in order to meet this ever-increasing demand, and electrical and electronic engineers are needed to provide key solutions. There are significant opportunities for you to make an impact that will shape the future, and this programme has been carefully designed with this in mind.

Developed with industry partners, this master’s course addresses environmental challenges, renewable energy generation, smart grid, high voltage power engineering, and research and management skills. In addition, you will experience site visits and practical sessions.


  • You will develop the knowledge, skills and competencies (as defined by UK-SPEC) needed to pursue a successful professional career in energy and power systems engineering that meet the needs of industry and society
  • You will gain a sound understanding of energy and power systems principles, broad knowledge of technical and non-technical subjects and skills to practice energy and power systems engineering and develop your career to any scientific, technical or managerial level worldwide
  • You will attain a level of competence and experience that satisfy the academic requirements for a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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