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Advanced Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Advanced Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Energy Engineering Electric Power

Course type


Course Summary

The course is designed to provide the advanced training needed for a career in the dynamic power and energy sectors. 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. To be an effective power engineer student need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. Student also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within.

The course provides the advanced level of knowledge and understanding required for challenging, well paid and exciting careers in the high growth power and energy sectors. Employment prospects are excellent, with recent graduates working in power engineering consultancy, global power utilities (generation, supply and distribution), the renewable energy sector and manufacturing.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


24 months

Start date



This class will allow you to understand, critically analyse and assess technical requirements for power system operation, management and planning. It will enable you to carry out advanced types of power system analysis as well as understand and use results from these analyses in power system operation and planning. you will also develop an advanced knowledge of the main concepts related to the function, design and operation of protection schemes for distribution, transmission and generation applications.

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

Students need to have a first or good second-class UK Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in electronic or electrical engineering, from a recognised academic institution. Students whose first language is not English or who have not undertaken their undergraduate course in the UK must possess a recent UKBA-recognised English qualification.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more