Staffordshire University

The Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems MSc

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.


Entry Requirements

  • A minimum UK second class honors 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 of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Career Prospects

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.

Course Details

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.

Course Modules

Advanced Digital Signal Processing 15 credits
Low Carbon And Renewable Energy Systems 15 credits
Modern Power Systems And Protection 15 credits
MSc Project 60 credits
Plastic Electronics 15 credits
Power Converters For Electric Utilities 15 credits
Research Methods And Project Management 15 credits
Smart Grids: Intelligent Networked Power Engineering 15 credits
The Professional Engineer (Masters) 15 credits

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