Taught course

Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering

University of Southampton · Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in electronic/electrical engineering, computer science, or a closely related subject.(See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is ideal if you are considering a career in the electrical power industry. It considers aspects of sustainable energy generation and issues concerned with bulk electrical energy transport to the ultimate user. To design and develop our future energy networks, we must have knowledge and understanding of the current infrastructure. The programme provides a solid grounding in generation, transmission and distribution engineering, and considers the wider issues of energy, renewable generation and sustainability.

Compulsory modules include: Fundamental Principles of Energy; Power Generation: Technology and Impact on Society; Power System Economics; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation
Optional modules include: Bioenergy; High Voltage Insulation Systems; Mechanical Power Transmission and Vibration; Power and Distribution; Power Electronics for DC Transmission; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Physical Sciences and Engineering
+44 (0)23 8059 2630