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Course summary

This is the UK’s first two-year full-time MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering. To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within. This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical energy and power systems, complemented by studies in electricity markets and power systems economics. The course is designed to provide the advanced training you need for a career in the dynamic power and energy sectors.


Compulsory classes: Advanced Power and Energy Systems, High Voltage Technology and Electromagnetic Compatibility, Power Electronics for Energy and Drive Control, Power System Economics, Markets and Asset Management, Wind Energy and Distributed Energy Resources, Assignment and Professional Studies, Research Project. Elective classes: Digital Signal Processing Principles, Information Transmission and Security, 5G Communications Networks, Control Principles, Software Engineering, Wind Turbine Technology, Offshore and Pan European Supergrids, Hardware IoT Communication System Design. Data Analytics and AI for Energy Systems

Entry requirements

Normally a first or good second-class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic, electrical, power or energy engineering from a recognised academic institution

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £23050 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Electrical Power & Energy Systems at University of Strathclyde - UCAS