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Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Energy Engineering Electric Power

Course type


Course Summary

This programme provides an opportunity to specialise in the field of electrical power. It builds on a first degree in electrical/electronic engineering and explores how modern power systems from drives to power distribution are designed and implemented. This programme develops technical skills and knowledge at an advanced level, as well as developing the professional, analytical and management skills of students.

This programme is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology as fully satisfying the further learning requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) registration. An individual holding an accredited MSc must also hold a CEng-accredited honours degree to have the full exemplifying qualifications for CEng status.

Students are assessed through: examinations; case studies; assignments; practical work, and dissertation. Graduates can pursue a wide variety of opportunities exist for electrical power engineers in both the power supply sector and large industrial consumers.

Different course options

Full time | Medway Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Independent project work is an essential part of Masters level study. The work undertaken within this course will be an individual piece of work. The subject area of the project will be consistent with the philosophy and aims of the chosen individual programme. In all cases the student will be expected to demonstrate significant elements of independent thinking consistent with the expected research content of a Masters level project. The student should also demonstrate the ability to report and present the terms and concepts underpinning the work and results.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have an appropriate degree (2.2 or above) in electrical and/or electronic engineering or an equivalent qualification. Students without a first degree but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer or chartered engineer status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme.

Department profile

Faculty of Engineering & Science The historic Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime is home to the Faculty of Engineering and Science. In 2017, the Medway Campus benefited from £50 million investment that has seen the construction of extensive new laboratories and research facilities. Our community of student’s ranges from undergraduate through to taught Masters and PhDs. Our strong international reputation attracts students from around the...more

University information

The University of Greenwich has three campuses situated in south-east London and Kent. It offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes, along with a number of research degrees. The university has nine Times Higher Education Awards, four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education and two Guardian University Awards for Research Impact. Among the teaching staff, there are award winning National Teaching Fellows, while alumni...more