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Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering

University of Southampton · Electronics and Computer Science

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with a minimum (2:1) degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering, and a high 2:1 in the required modules. The required modules are: electrical machines, engineering physics, a minimum of 2 power systems modules (power system control, electrical power systems, energy power systems, transmissions and distribution of electrical power, power generation, high voltage engineering, applied electromagnetics, electro-technics, electrical apparatus, power electronics, electronic converters).

Months of entry


Course content

If you are considering a career in the electrical power industry this one-year MSc will provide an excellent preparation. You will consider aspects of sustainable energy generation and issues concerned with bulk electrical energy transport to the ultimate user. To design and develop future energy networks, knowledge and understanding of the current infrastructure is essential. On this programme you'll be provided with a solid grounding in generation, transmission and distribution engineering, and consider the wider issues of energy, renewable generation and sustainability.

Information for international students

English language: band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)23 8059 2630