Master of Science, Electrical Power Engineering
Do you want to explore the technology behind sustainable energy solutions, as well as how to regulate energy supply that is based on hydropower? Become an expert in hydropower and power supply!
Sustainable energy use in the future requires a greater focus on electricity as an energy carrier. Our master program is anchored in hydropower, which is the most effective form of renewable energy. Hydropower is also easy to regulate, which means that the social value of hydropower is higher than that of many other power sources. Considerable challenges have arisen in the further development of the power system in Norway and elsewhere through the introduction of greater amounts of unregulated energy production, such as a small-scale production of hydro, wind and solar power.
The various subjects of this master program will together provide a good overview of how electrical power systems are constructed and operated. The necessary design requirements for equipment and quality control (voltage quality) of the general energy supply are included in the studies. Central topics of the program deal with control technology to ensure safe operations of a power system and to deliver the required quality of power supply. The academic content is balanced to allow the candidates to work on both operating and rehabilitating/renewing existing systems, as well as developing Smart Grid and similar solutions so that business can run in a “socially responsible way”.
Where can I work?
With a master’s degree in Electrical Power Engineering, you can work in power production, power transmission and distribution, larger industrial enterprises, supply industry for electric equipment and in consulting engineering.
Would you like to continue your studies within electrical power technology? With a master’s degree, you are also qualified for teaching as well as PhD-studies in Norway and abroad.
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