MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

Program Description

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on:

  • the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems
  • power plant
  • renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry
  • globalised markets and environmental drivers

The course provides the advanced level of knowledge and understanding required for challenging, well paid and exciting careers in the dynamic and high growth electrical power and renewable energy sectors.

You’ll study

There are two semesters of compulsory and optional classes, followed by a three-month summer research project in your chosen area. There’s the opportunity to carry this out through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships.

The internships are offered in collaboration with selected department industry partners, including ScottishPower, SmarterGridSolutions and SSE. You'll address real-world engineering challenges facing the partner, with site visits, access and provision of relevant technical data and/or facilities provided, along with an industry mentor and academic supervisor.

Course content

Compulsory classes (September to May)

  • Advanced Power System Analysis & Protection
  • High Voltage Technology & Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Power Electronics for Energy & Drive Control
  • Assignment & Professional Studies

Elective classes

Choose at least two from this list

  • Business Information Systems
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Power System Economics, Markets & Asset Management
  • Wind Energy & Distributed Energy Resources
  • Wind Turbine Control
  • Software Engineering

Summer (June to September)

  • MSc Research Project / Internship

Learning & teaching

We use a blend of teaching and learning methods including interactive lectures, problem-solving tutorials and practical project-based laboratories. Our technical and experimental officers are available to support and guide you on the individual subject material.

Each module comprises of approximately five hours of direct teaching per week. To enhance your understanding of the technical and theoretical topics covered in these, you're expected to undertake a further five to six hours of self-study, using our web-based virtual learning environment (MyPlace), research journals and library facilities.

The teaching and learning methods used to ensure you'll develop not only technical engineering expertise but also communications, project management and leadership skills.

You'll undertake group projects. These will help to develop your interpersonal, communication and transferable skills essential to a career in the industry.

Entry requirements

A first or good second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic, electrical or communications engineering, or a related subject from a recognised academic institution.

Candidates whose first language is not English or who have not undertaken their undergraduate course in the UK must possess a recent UKBA-recognised English qualification.

English Language Requirement

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 7, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
18,750 GBP
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Locations
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Scotland
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Dates
Aug. 2019
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Scotland
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