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MSc Electrical Power Systems Engineering

Course Description

The MSc in Electrical Power Systems Engineering aims to keep pace with the rapidly evolving electricity industry. The programme includes the latest developments in the electricity industry and delivers up-to-date topics on electrical power system plants, advanced power system analysis as well as on the structure and regulatory aspects of the industry.

The course starts with a review of the fundamentals of power systems and progresses through to advanced topics incorporating the latest smart grid technologies as well as techniques applied in the planning, design and operation of modern power systems within both regulated and liberalised environments. All course units include laboratory sessions or practical exercises to bring theory into practice. Every student will also be allocated an individual dissertation project in a specialised topic of research with industrial relevance.

Course aims:

Provide an advanced education in electrical power engineering.

Give graduates the education, the knowledge and the skills they need to make sound decisions in a rapidly changing electricity supply industry.

Give a sound understanding of the principles and techniques of electrical power engineering.

Give a broad knowledge of the issues and problems faced by electrical power engineers.

Give a solid working knowledge of the techniques used to solve these problems.
Module details:

Course units include:

Introduction to Power Systems, Power Systems Modelling, Power System Analysis, Power System Plant, Power Engineering Project Management, Economic Operation of Power Systems, Sustainable Electricity Supply, Power System Dynamics, Renewable Generation, Integration of Distributed Generation, Economics of Power Systems, Power Quality and Insulation co-ordination and HV testing.

Further information about this course can be found on the Electrical Power Systems Engineering web pages using the link button.

Visit the MSc Electrical Power Systems Engineering page on the University of Manchester website for more details!

Student Profiles

Entry Requirements

2:1, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and related disciplines

Course Fees

Home/EU fees for 2017 entry £10,000. International fees for 2017 entry are £23,000 pa

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