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Electrical Engineering

The modern power system is evolving with increasing use of power electronics, integration of renewable sources such as  wind and solar  development of embedded generation and microgrids. The MSc Electrical Engineering award  is designed to produce engineers who are capable of engineering such a system.

Entry requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.

If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work. 

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Course modules

Core modules are:

  • Research Methods & Project Management
  • Power Electronics in Electrical Utility Systems
  • Advanced Power Systems Analysis
  • Power System Protection
  • Flexible AC Transmission Systems and Custom Power
  • MSc Project

Option Modules are:​

  • Energy Management
  • Control Systems
  • Photovoltaic Technology


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,350 (Whole course) Home/EU 18 Months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 (Whole course) International 18 Months

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