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Full time September MSc Full-time: 1 year

About the course

Why this course?

This MSc is for ambitious engineering graduates who wish to strengthen, lead and transform the high-growth global wind energy industry.

This course offers engineering graduates the opportunity to study at one of Europe's largest and leading University power and energy technology groups - the Institute for Energy & Environment.

The Institute is home to over 200 staff and researchers conducting strategic and applied research in the key technical and policy aspects of energy systems. It also houses the UK’s only Government funded Centres for Doctoral Training in Wind & Marine Energy Systems, and Future Power Networks and Smart Grids, both of which are dedicated to pioneering research and advanced skills training. 

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Entry Requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or international equivalent qualification in electronic, electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline (physics, mechatronics, control or systems engineering) from a recognised academic institution.

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Georgia Tsigara

The department gave me the opportunity to study a high quality degree in a specialist area. This Royal College scholarship has been a major contributor towards helping me achieve my career goals.


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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