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MSc Electrical Power Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gaining essential knowledge and skills in designing, managing, controlling and analysing the 21st century electric grid, you will bridge the gap that the Electrical Power industry is facing. As an Electrical Power Engineer you will play a vital role in the development of a sustainable energy market. Your role will enable the merger of new technologies and the integration of renewable sources in the industry.

The MSc Electrical Power Engineering offers very exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges in future power networks and to develop innovative solutions.

GCU’s School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment has almost 3 decades worth of graduates in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering field and this new Masters has been developed with UK-SPEC/IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) to develop motivated and critical thinkers for the industry.

Students on the MSc Electrical Power Engineering programme are encouraged to join the IET and the Energy Institute (EI) and to participate in the activities which are frequently hosted by GCU. Involvement in the activities of the engineering institutions is an important aspect of career development for you as a student engineer, especially from the point of view of the eventual attainment of Chartered Engineer Status.

Assessment methods

Each module is presented in a structure of a 3 week teaching block where the first week is delivered through lectures from teaching staff and industry, tutorials and practical work. The two weeks following focus on open-ended laboratory work, tutorial work and undertaking assignments aligned with real-life concepts. Assessments may involve a range of activities including research, reports and the designing and development of technical solutions.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The campus is in the heart of Glasgow, an affordable, accessible and welcoming city – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
Benefit from a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    146 66%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    55th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    39th

    4

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