Electrical Power Systems Masters/MSc

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Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Taught
12 months full time (can also be studied part-time)
Fees and funding
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2017/18 are as follows
£8,910 (UK/EU students)
£19,890 (International Students)
Further fee information is available.
Start date
Study options
Postgraduate full time

Contact details

Admissions Tutor
Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang
+44 (0)121 414 4298 or +44 (0) 121 414 4292
[email protected]
Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

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Postgraduate degree programme: Electrical Power Systems Masters/MSc

The 3rd energy industry revolution is taking place where the key is the development of electrical power systems in the contexts of smart grids. Electrical power systems are playing a pivotal role in the development of a sustainable energy supply, enabling renewable energy generation. Globally there is a big shortage of skilled engineers for designing, operating, controlling and the economic analysis of future electricity networks – smart grids

The MSc Electrical Power Systems will give you the timely skills and specialist knowledge required to significantly enhance your career prospects in the electrical power industry. This programme will develop your power engineering skills through expert teaching and extensive research work undertaken in collaboration with power industry partners.

Some modules will be taught by leading industry experts, offering exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges that the power industry is facing and will work with you to develop and provide innovative solutions. In addition, students working on relevant MSc projects may have the opportunity to work with leading industry experts directly

This programme also aims to provide graduates with the ability to critically evaluate methodologies, analytical procedures and research methods in:

  • Control concepts and methods
  • Advanced energy conversion systems and power electronic applications
  • Advanced power electronic technologies for electrical power networks – HVDC and FACTS
  • Electrical power system engineering - using state-of-the-art computational tools and methods, and design of sustainable electrical power systems and networks;
  • Economic analysis of electrical power systems and electricity markets.

Postgraduate degree programme: Electrical Power Systems Masters/MSc

This MSc programme meets the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of electrical power systems and renewable energy. It aims to produce graduates of the highest calibre with the right skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading in teams involved in the operation, control, design, and economic analysis of the electrical power systems and networks of the future – smart grids.

It will meet the demand for the research and development of sustainable electrical power systems and the demand for training and education of existing and future power engineers in the advanced concepts and understanding of sustainable electrical power systems and renewable energy.

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