This course delivers a broad coverage of all major disciplines in Electrical Power, including power electronics, electric drives, electrical machine design and power systems. It also covers important electrical power themes such as renewable energy systems and electric vehicles.
The Electrical Power MSc 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 design of electrical systems for transportation and renewable energy applications. This is a particular specialisation of researchers in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
You will develop a knowledge of industry standard computer aided design and analysis techniques appropriate to electrical power such as the use of software packages such as MagNet, MATLAB, Simulink, PSpice and ERACS.
Throughout the course you use industry standard test and measurement equipment, experimental hardware, and software packages relevant to the field of electrical and power engineering.
The course comprises a mixture of lectures, tutorials, coursework and practical laboratory classes. You will research a specialist topic of your choice through an in-depth project. Innovative educational techniques are designed to equip you with practical design skills and research methodologies.
As a graduate of this course you are equipped with the knowledge and practical experience to embark on a career as an engineer in the field of Electrical Power. You will also have skills in research and knowledge acquisition and a solid foundation for further postgraduate studies in the field of electrical engineering and power engineering.
A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or equivalent, in: electrical and electronic engineering; computer engineering.Other subjects that may be considered include: mechanical engineering; physics; communications, information and control engineering; building electricity and intelligence; computer science and technology. To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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