Advanced Electrical Power Engineering (MSc)

Newcastle University the United Kingdom

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About Advanced Electrical Power Engineering at Newcastle University

This course provides electrical, electronic or power engineering graduates with the professional training needed to pursue careers as design and development engineers or researchers.

About this course

Our Advanced Electrical Power Engineering course is 2-years in length. It is suitable for students from an electronic or computer engineering background. You'll gain advanced knowledge of advanced topics including:

  • renewable energy
  • smartgrids
  • power electronics
  • state space analysis and controller design
  • control of electric drives
  • design of modern electrical machines and drives
  • electrical machines
  • power systems operation.

Your development

You'll gain advanced knowledge and skills in the area, including:

  • modelling and analysis of engineering systems, processes and products
  • design of electrical power systems and components
  • computer-aided design and analysis techniques, including software packages like MATLAB, Simulink and PSpice
  • a specialist topic of your choice through an in-depth research project.


You will have access to a range of specialist facilities. Each research group in the school has dedicated equipment and laboratories.

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study24 months
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Notes about fees for this course

 See our course-specific Fees and Funding page.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • computer engineering

Other subjects that may be considered include:

  • mechanical engineering
  • physics
  • communications
  • information and control engineering
  • building electricity and intelligence
  • computer science and technology

International Students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

Pre-sessional English Course Requirements

  • 6 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 1 sub-skill at 5.0 and 3 sub-skills at 5.5)
  • 10 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 5.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.0 in all sub-skills)    

You can study a pre-sessional English course at our INTO Newcastle Centre.

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