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Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management

This course is suitable for both practicing engineers and those considering a career in engineering.
The course has been designed to provide an in-depth insight into the technical workings, management and economics of the electrical power industry.
This programme has been designed to meet the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of sustainable electrical power and energy generation. The aims are to produce graduates of a high calibre with the right skills and knowledge who will be capable of leading teams involved in the operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future.

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should hold a Bachelor's degree with lower second-class honours or the overseas equivalent in electrical and electronic engineering. Other engineering degrees may be considered, provided you have studied some electrical and/or electronics content on your course.

Course modules

Introduction to Power Systems & Energy Management EPM874 (15 credits);
Systems Modelling EPM744 (15 credits);
Renewable Energy Fundamentals and Sustainable Energy Technologies EPM879 (15 credits);
Transmission and Distribution Systems Management EPM875 (15 credits);
Power Systems Design and Simulation EPM423 (15 credits);
Power Electronics EPM501 (15 credits);
Power Systems Protection and Grid Stability EPM990 (15 credits);
Economics of the Power Industry EPM101 (15 credits); and a
Dissertation EPM949 (60 credits).

Assessment methods

Modules are delivered by academics actively involved in energy related research, as well as visiting lecturers from the power industry who provide a valuable insight into the operation of energy companies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,000 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 8,000 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 4,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years

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