University of Greenwich

Electrical Power Engineering with Industrial Practice MSc

Our Master’s in Electrical Power Engineering with Industrial Practice will suit engineering and technology graduates looking for careers in electrical power engineering at professional level.

If you're an engineering graduate, this two-year master's course will give you the knowledge and skills to meet the future needs of the electrical engineering sector. You'll learn about industrial applications and requirements plus a range of management issues, while working with cutting-edge tools and techniques.

This MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Industrial Practice combines study with practical elements. You'll be taught by research-active tutors in a dynamic environment before putting your skills to use on a project and an internship with a relevant employer.

This master's course is ideal for engineering and technology graduates who want to expand their skills or develop their careers in engineering managerial roles or manufacturing. You'll emerge with the ability to adapt to future technologies and build the reflective practice for careers in electrical power engineering at professional engineer level.

Career Prospects

Will I have a work placement?

The industrial placement lasts approximately one year. This is an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and experience you've gained during the first year of the master's course plus any previous study or experience. You'll be able to engage with current industrial systems, processes and practices, which contribute to your professional development as a manager in the engineering sector.

Our Faculty Employability Team provides support and guidance. We work with a organisation that specialises in helping students to secure an industrial placement. However, it is your responsibility to secure the placement for your second year. This could be with a local or international employer in a relevant industrial sector.

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

A wide variety of opportunities exist for electrical power engineers in both the supply sector and large industrial consumers. The course enables graduates to achieve both highly technical and managerial careers by equipping them with relevant skills to meet current and future business needs.

Do you provide employability services?

We have a team dedicated to enhancing student employment outcomes. This includes an Employer Partnerships Manager, who works with companies to provide placement and employment opportunities.

Our team will also help you understand the jobs market, produce effective CVs, and prepare for a graduate job and placement applications in your final year.

Course Details

Year 1

Smart Grids and Sustainability (15 credits)
Electrical Machines and Drives (15 credits)
Group Power Project (15 credits)
Power Systems Analysis (15 credits)
Technology Integration and Interfacing (15 credits)
Power Electronic Converters (15 credits)
Individual Research Project (60 credits)
Research, Planning and Communication (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Engineering)
Strategy & Management (15 credits)

Year 2

Individual Research Project (60 credits)
Industrial Practice (60 credits)

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