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MSc - Master of Science
Electrical Engineering (General) Energy Engineering
Smart Grids & Power Systems MSc will give you an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in electrical power systems and smart grid concepts and will develop your knowledge of experimental and computer modelling techniques for the design and operation of electrical smart grids. The course will enhance your understanding of the structure and operation of systems such as electricity transmission & distribution networks, renewable sources of energy, electricity markets, and will introduce you to advanced computational, mathematical, measurement and analysis tools and techniques, for intelligent data analysis in the field of smart grids.
The course is informed by research from the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) and the School of Computer Science so that you develop industry-relevant and up-to-date knowledge and expertise.
This course is suitable for recent graduates in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and from related engineering and physical science backgrounds, and as well as professionals with relevant industry experience.
Be taught by experts. With more than 30-year’s research experience, our Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) research and teaching staff provide you with a unique opportunity to learn from scientists actively involved in furthering knowledge and sharing expertise.
Access specialist facilities including a dedicated Smart Grid Laboratory designed for the study of core elements of the Electrical Power Grid, including Renewable Sources of Energy, and the Development of Electric Vehicle Components, as well as computer labs equipped with industry-standard Power System Analysis software.
Prepare for a career in, or take the first step in pursuing a PhD and an academic career in Electrical Smart Grids and Power Engineering.
Choose to undertake a year-long work placement*, gaining valuable experience to develop your practical and professional skills and enhance your employability.
Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons.
Make the course fit around you, with full-time or part time study options available.
The series of specialist modules in this degree programme have been designed to include knowledge and skills required in the electrical power engineering sector. Students will have the ability to work in areas of generation, transmission and distribution of power; areas of smart grid design, research and development; electricity markets and active consumer participation; policy making and intelligent data analysis in the smart grid sector.
Graduate careers exist in the electricity sector and power system industries, consultancy firms, network operators, renewable energy companies, regulatory agencies and other power-sector related companies.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in an engineering-related subject. We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world. If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience, we will consider your application on an individual basis.
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a university with a rich heritage, providing students with high-class further education options for over 150 years. Situated in the centre of Leicester, a thriving midlands location, students benefit from excellent facilities not only on campus but also when seeking leisure time in the surrounding region. Students at DMU are able to choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses, all of which are...more