Taught course

Sustainable Power Technology

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in an appropriate engineering discipline, or an HNC plus five years' relevant experience in industry, or an HND plus three years' relevant experience in industry will be accepted. Candidates with an Honours degree in other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

The global trend to produce electricity using cleaner, sustainable technologies will lead to a strong demand for engineers with expertise in these new technologies, both in UK and overseas markets. There is a significant need for engineers with expertise in new vehicle technologies, including hydrogen and electric vehicle propulsion systems. The use of low-power lighting in domestic and commercial environments is also becoming extremely important. The University's Faculty of Advanced Technology has established a reputation for leading-edge research and consultancy in this area, which directly informs the teaching on this course.

This Masters award is ideal for students with a strong background in the areas of electrical, electronic and mechatronic engineering. It as an ideal opportunity to gain expertise in specialist areas such as low-power lighting design and hybrid vehicle power train design. These new and exciting areas mean you will study at the leading edge of this technology. The course includes a significant practical element, so you can reinforce the theory delivered in formal lectures through a range of practical assignments.

You will study the following modules: Sustainable Energy Technology; Hybrid Vehicle Technologies; Renewable Power Generation Technologies; Sustainable Lighting Design and Technology; Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation for Engineers; Postgraduate Project Management and Research Methods; MSc Major Project.

*Courses starting in February will take 16 months to complete.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Enquiries & Admissions
08455 194 787
01443 654050