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    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

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  • Course Duration

    1 year full time

  • Course Type

    MSc

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  • Last Updated

    18 April 2019

Our Electrical Power MSc covers all major disciplines of electrical power. You will also cover important themes such as renewable energy and electric vehicles.

About this course

Looking for the knowledge and practical experience to develop your career as an electrical power engineer? This course delivers a broad coverage of all major disciplines in electrical power.

Throughout the course you will use:

  • industry standard test and measurement equipment
  • experimental hardware
  • software packages relevant to the field.

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Electrical Power MSc

Full time: 12 months

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Fees & Funding

Entry Requirements

How to Apply

Our Electrical Power MSc covers all major disciplines of electrical power. You will also cover important themes such as renewable energy and electric vehicles.

At a Glance

  • A broad degree ranging from transportation to renewable energy applications
  • Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Engineering Council
  • You choose your specialist research topic

Video: What are the benefits of studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcas

About this course

Looking for the knowledge and practical experience to develop your career as an electrical power engineer? This course delivers a broad coverage of all major disciplines in electrical power.

Throughout the course you will use:

  • industry standard test and measurement equipment
  • experimental hardware
  • software packages relevant to the field. 

What you'll learn

This course covers the following key subject areas:

  • electrical machines
  • power electronics
  • electric drives
  • power system operation
  • control of electrical power.

A feature of the course is the design of electrical systems for transportation and renewable energy applications. This is a particular specialism of our researchers in the School of Engineering.

You will develop knowledge of industry-standard computer-aided design and analysis techniques. You'll gain a practical understanding of software packages such as:

  • MagNet
  • MATLAB
  • Simulink
  • PSpice
  • ERACS.

Your development

You will research a specialist topic of your choice through an in-depth project. Innovative educational techniques will equip you with practical design skills and research methodologies.

On graduating, you will have the knowledge and practical experience ready for a career in electrical power engineering. Your learning and research skills will also provide a solid foundation for further study.

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Electrical Power MSc

Full time: 12 months

Apply now

  • Profile
  • Modules
  • Careers
  • Fees & Funding
  • Entry Requirements
  • How to Apply

Profile

Modules

Careers  

Fees & Funding

Entry Requirements

How to Apply

Our Electrical Power MSc covers all major disciplines of electrical power. You will also cover important themes such as renewable energy and electric vehicles.

At a Glance

  • A broad degree ranging from transportation to renewable energy applications
  • Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Engineering Council
  • You choose your specialist research topic

Video: What are the benefits of studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Newcas

About this course

Looking for the knowledge and practical experience to develop your career as an electrical power engineer? This course delivers a broad coverage of all major disciplines in electrical power.

Throughout the course you will use:

  • industry standard test and measurement equipment
  • experimental hardware
  • software packages relevant to the field

 

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

Your development

Your development

Delivery

You take modules to a total value of 180 credits over three semesters. 120 credits of taught modules take place during the first and second semesters. The course comprises a mixture of:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • coursework
  • practical laboratory classes

You'll learn in modern lecture theatres equipped with audiovisual equipment. Blackboard, a web-based Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), supports your taught modules. Practical sessions are in small groups in modern laboratories with extensive computing facilities.

You will sit exams in January and May/June. You will complete your 60 credit individual project over semesters two and three. Your background reading and design work take place over semester two. Most of your dissertation preparation and experimental work will be in semester three.

Practical sessions take place in modern laboratory and computing facilities. You'll be in small groups with experts in the field of:

  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Drives
  • Machines
  • Power Systems.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the 

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Engineering Council. This ensures you receive a good foundation for professional registration.

Facilities

You have access to a range of specialist facilities in the School of Engineering. Each research group in the School has dedicated equipment and laboratories:


Visit the Electrical Power - MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

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