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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    For up to date fees please visit website

  • Last Updated

    27 September 2019

Overview

Scholarship opportunity from ScottishPower Foundation

Apply now for this scholarship, which meets full enrolment costs and provides a generous monthly living allowance of £1,200.

The world demand for energy, in particular electricity, will increase significantly over the next decade and beyond. There are many challenges to be addressed in order to meet this ever-increasing demand, electrical and electronic engineers will provide key solutions to these problems.

There are tremendous opportunities for us to make a significant impact that will shape the future, and this programme has been carefully designed and developed for this.

Our degree programmes are developed with industry partners to provide you with a career focused degree.

This programme provides you with an in-depth knowledge of the electrical power generation, transmission, distribution and networks. The operating principles, monitoring, optimisation and control of modern power systems are discussed in detail.

The environmental challenges, renewable energy generation, smart grid, high voltage power engineering and research and management skills are also addressed in this one-year programme. In addition, site visit and practical sessions are included. The programme has been carefully developed for graduates with electrical/electronic or related backgrounds to meet the increasing demand from the energy and power industry.

We also offer this programme with as Energy and Power Systems with a Year in Industry MSc (Eng)

Projects

Project work contributes 60 credits, which will be based on a topic of industrial or scientific relevance, and will be carried out in laboratories in the University or at an approved placement in industry. The project is examined by oral presentation and dissertation, and award of the MSc (Eng) degree will require evidence of in-depth understanding, mastery of research techniques, ability to analyse assembled data, and assessment of outcomes.

Why Electrical Engineering and Electronics?

World-class facilities, including top industry standard laboratories

We have specialist facilities for processing semiconductor devices, optical imaging spectroscopy and sensing, technological plasmas, equipment for testing switch gear, specialist robot laboratories, clean room laboratories, e-automation, RF Engineering, bio-nano engineering labs and excellent mechanical and electrical workshops.

A leading centre for electrical and electronic engineering expertise

We are closely involved with over 50 prominent companies and research organisations worldwide, many of which not only fund and collaborate with us but also make a vital contribution to developing our students.

Career prospects

This programme provides an excellent base for students considering a career in the electrical power industry. Graduates from our MSc programme are employed worldwide in leading companies at the forefront of technology. Some of our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as:

  • National Grid
  • Scottish Power
  • State Grid (China)

Some have continued to study for a PhD programme with us or other universities.

As a result our postgraduates have an impressive record of securing employment after graduation in a wide range of careers not limited to engineering.


Visit the Energy and Power Systems MSc (Eng) page on the University of Liverpool website for more details!

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