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Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

MSc

Specialise in power electronics

That drives the design and control of modern systems

Connect with leading industry

Through field trips or a work placement option

Excellent facilities

Including Engineering, Thermofluids and Aeronautical Laboratories

Location:
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Study option:
Full-time, January start
Choose another study option
Duration:
17 Months
Start date:
20 January 2020
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Be at the forefront of the power evolution with a focus on power electronics in electricity utility systems to become a true power electronic engineer.

The Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems  MSc will provide you with expertise and practical experience in the application of engineering as part of the latest technological developments and increasing use of power electronics.

The theme of power electronics runs through the course options in its application to modern technologies such as renewable energy systems and the development of embedded generation and micro grids.

You will have the opportunity to work with leading industry as part of the course, on field trips and as an industry placement option.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems

Course content

The theme of the award is power electronics in the electrical supply industry. You will study four modules each semester. The MSc will be awarded on successful completion of a project.

The theme of the award is power electronics in the electrical supply industry. You will study four modules each semester. The MSc will be awarded on successful completion of a project.

The theme of the award is power electronics in the electrical supply industry. You will study four modules each semester. The MSc will be awarded on successful completion of a project.

The theme of the award is power electronics in the electrical supply industry. You will study four modules each semester. The MSc will be awarded on successful completion of a project.

Modules

This map is an indicative list of compulsory modules for 2019/2020. The range of modules available, and the content of any individual module are subject to change in future years, and according to the mode of study, entry date, award type. In the event of any 2019-2020 compulsory modules changing, we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.

Year 1 compulsory modules
The Professional Engineer
Advanced Digital Signal Processing
Engineering Design & Manufacturing
Modern Power Systems and Protection
HVDC & FACTS
Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Systems
Power Converters for Electric Utilities
Research Methods
MSc Project

Entry requirements

A minimum UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline. If you do not meet this requirement but have significant relevant experience and you can meet the demands of the course, your application will be considered.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate adequate fluency to undertake the course. A minimum score IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer based) is normally required.

A minimum UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline. If you do not meet this requirement but have significant relevant experience and you can meet the demands of the course, your application will be considered.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate adequate fluency to undertake the course. A minimum score IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer based) is normally required.

A minimum UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline. If you do not meet this requirement but have significant relevant experience and you can meet the demands of the course, your application will be considered.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate adequate fluency to undertake the course. A minimum score IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer based) is normally required.

A minimum UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline. If you do not meet this requirement but have significant relevant experience and you can meet the demands of the course, your application will be considered.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate adequate fluency to undertake the course. A minimum score IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer based) is normally required.

Facilities

Careers

Career prospects for Electrical Engineers are excellent given a shortage worldwide. Prospects are particularly good in renewables due to the upward trend in investment in this sector.

Teaching and assessment

Learning support

Your course tutors will provide lots of support. But you can also take advantage of our Academic Skills team, who can help you with:

  • Study skills (including reading, note-taking, presentation skills)
  • Written English (including punctuation, grammar)
  • Academic writing (including how to reference)
  • Research skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Revision, assessment and exam skills (including time management)

Additional support

If you have additional needs like dyslexia or a sensory impairment, then our AccessAbility Services are here to help make sure nothing stands in your way.

For the course starting on 20 January 2020 the tuition fees are:

Study option
Full time
UK / EU / Channel Islands
£8,820 per course
International (Non-EU)
£12,750 per course

For the course starting on 16 September 2019 the tuition fees are:

Study option
Full time
UK / EU / Channel Islands
£8,820 per course
International (Non-EU)
£12,750 per course

For the course starting on 16 September 2019 the tuition fees are:

Study option
Full time
UK / EU / Channel Islands
£8,820 per course
International (Non-EU)
£12,750 per course

For the course starting on 16 September 2019 the tuition fees are:

Study option
Part time
UK / EU / Channel Islands
£2,940 per year of study

If you would like to know more about the fees listed and what this means to you then please get in touch with our Enquiries Team.

Alumni discount

If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. For further information please contact Graduate Relations.

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Stoke-on-Trent campus
MSc
Full-time, January start
20 January 2020

Rules and regulations

If you are offered a place at Staffordshire University, your offer will be subject to our rules, regulations and enrolment conditions, which may vary from time to time.

Students of Staffordshire University enter into a contract with us and are bound by these rules and regulations, which are subject to change. For more information, please see: University Policies and Regulations.

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