Electrical Power and Energy Systems at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on: the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems, power plant, renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry, globalised markets and environmental drivers. You'll have two semesters of compulsory and optional classes, followed by a three-month summer research project in your chosen area. There’s the opportunity to carry this out through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships. The internships are offered in collaboration with selected department industry partners, including ScottishPower, Smarter Grid Solutions and SSE. You'll address real-world engineering challenges facing the partner, with site visits, access and provision of relevant technical data and/or facilities provided, along with an industry mentor and academic supervisor.


Compulsory classes: Assignment and Professional Studies, Advanced Power and Energy Systems, Power System Economics, Markets and Asset Management, MSc Research Project/Internship. Elective Classes: Power Electronics for Energy and Drive Control, High Voltage Technology and Electromagnetic Compatibility, Wind Energy and Distributed Energy Resources, Sensor Technologies, Offshore and Pan European Supergrids, Power Electronics Devices, Drives and Machines, Data Analytics and AI for Energy Systems

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic, electrical, power or energy engineering, or a related subject 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


Electrical Power and Energy Systems at University of Strathclyde - UCAS