MSc in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy

General

Program Description

Course Overview

The MSc in Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy equips you with a sound knowledge of semiconductor devices and technologies, advanced power electronics, and advanced power systems.

You will also learn about renewable energy generation technologies, wide bandgap electronics, energy harvesting, solar cells and biofuels.

Growing concerns about greenhouse gas emission and global warming mean the subject of power engineering and sustainable energy has never been more vital.

Why Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy at Swansea?

The College of Engineering has an established global reputation for pioneering research and teaching in electrical and electronics energy, and advanced semiconductor materials.

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The College of Engineering has an international reputation for electrical and electronics research for energy and advanced semiconductor materials and devices.

Exciting new developments such as wide bandgap electronics, energy harvesting, solar cells and biofuels are discussed and recent developments in power electronics will be highlighted.

Your Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy Experience

Your studies will have a strong focus on advanced power systems and state-of-the-art semiconductor technologies.

Conventional and renewable energy generation technologies will also be explored, together with developments in fields such as wide bandgap electronics, solar cells and energy harvesting.

The College of Engineering has an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff.

You will have access to our on-site library, open 24 hours a day, advanced laboratories, a year-round programme of guest lectures, and dedicated postgraduate workrooms.

Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy MSc degree at Swansea are strongly positioned for specialist employment.

Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • IT consultant
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Engineering geologist

Entry Requirements

Usually, the entry requirements for the MSc Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy course is a first or second class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics or a closely related subject.

We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of the previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.

If English is not your first language, you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Careers and Employability

Careers and Employability Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) will support you at each stage of your career journey helping you build a bright future.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs.
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers.
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities.
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics.
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent t ... Read More

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. Read less