Taught course

Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, 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 and Distribution; Power Generation: Technology and Impact on Society; Power Systems Analysis; MSc Research Project and Dissertation; Project Preparation

Optional modules include: Advanced Electrical Materials; Bioenergy; Green Electronics; High Voltage Insulation Systems; Mechanical Power Transmission and Vibration; Nuclear Energy Technology; Power Electronics for DC Transmission; Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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