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Full time September MSc 12 Months

About the course

This MSc recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical power and energy systems. It offers an integrated programme that delivers advanced-level traditional power engineering subjects, complemented by a range of modules that are critical to the management of a modern energy system.

The balance of knowledge in fundamental power engineering, distributed energy resources, and technologies that enable greater system visibility will equip students in essential skills to lead the industry in the process of transformation to a sustainable energy future. The programme will focus on such areas as:

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Entry Requirements

Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in electronic, electrical, power or energy engineering, or a related subject.

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ScottishPower will provide scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year for postgraduate studies at universities in the United Kingdom in the following areas of knowledge:
- Electrical/Mechanical/Civil/Naval Engineering
- Renewable/Sustainable/Energy
- Onshore/Offshore Renewable Engineering
- Environment Sciences / Climate Change
- Computer Science & IT Software Engineering

Scholars will benefit from:
- Payment of enrolment costs at the university
- A monthly payment of £1,200 per month
- Company mentor
- Assistance with identifying an industry related project to assist with their academic studies
- Exciting career prospects

In return for the scholarship, ScottishPower are looking for each scholar to:
- Promote career opportunities available within the company
- Act as a STEM ambassador for the industry
- Introduce future scholarship applicants to the scheme
- Support any recruitment activities agreed on campus

Value of Scholarship(s)

Payment of Enrolment costs at University and a monthly payment of £1,200 per month.


Applicants must be in possession of, or expect to receive, a Bachelor with Honours at a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) or Master's degree from a recognised University on submission of the application. If the applicant is still in the final year of the academic course 2019-20, the grant will contingent upon the applicant securing the university degree at the determined level at the end of the academic cycle in June/July 2020.

Application Procedure

To be eligible for the Scholarship, the interested party must complete the electronic application form before 14:00 (UK time) on 31 March 2020, attaching the following documentation which must be saved in the format Document Type Surname e.g. Passport Smith:
- Document 1. Photocopy of passport
- Document 2. CV
- Document 3. Photocopy of the degree certificate or a receipt proving that the certificate has been requested, as well as a photocopy of other qualifications obtained by the applicant. Final year students may leave this blank and submit document 4 instead.
- Document 4. Transcript for university studies completed to date including details of all the subjects and grades obtained each year. Final year students may submit an official listing of the subjects studied and the grades obtained so far.
- Document 5. Certificate accrediting all the languages level specified in the application, if applicable.
- Document 6. Certification confirming either a conditional or unconditional offer to the proposed University for the 2020-2021 course. If application outcome is still pending, please provide proof of application.

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