Newcastle University

School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Electrical Power


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

To provide specialist knowledge in electrical power at an advanced level. The MSc constitutes a much-needed bridge between a typical electrical and electronic engineering undergraduate degree and employment or a research degree.You take six compulsory modules (90 credits), course work (10 credits) and an individual project with dissertation (80 credits). Compulsory modules include: electrical machines; power electronics; design of machines and drives; electric drives; power system operation and control; and control systems. Assessment is by end-of-semester written examination, course work, and a dissertation based on a project conducted in association with industry or one of the research groups.You may study this programme over two years by taking a Preliminary Year, during which you complete: taught modules (60 credits); a study project (10 credits); extended course work on application and design (10 credits); an individual project (40 credits).


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