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Power Engineering (Transmissions & Distribution) MEng (Hons)

London South Bank University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

MEng in Power Engineering (Transmission and Distribution) is distinctive in that it teaches the operating theory of various systems and equipment that form part of a power system with emphasis on transmission and distribution. This course combines the traditional subjects of electrical engineering with the more recent advances in power electronics and computer control and how these are used in maintaining a high degree of reliability and security of modern power networks which are heavily reliant on technological advances in the area of power transmission and distribution. This course provides insight and prepares the graduates to meet the challenges associated with the Transmission and Distribution of power. The course offers common modules at level 4 setting the background for general Electrical and Electronic principles in addition to Power Engineering principles associated with power generation, transmission and distribution. The level-5 modules, further underpin the mathematical and analytical skills required to build knowledge of power engineering modules at levels-6 & 7, including industry specific module on Systems Operation and SCADA. Modules at Level-6 build some of the specialist knowledge alongside developing student’s knowledge in related regulatory and environmental aspects that are critical to the industry. Levels 6 and 7 offer advanced topics in power systems engineering, power system protection, renewable energy and power electronics.The overall aim of this course is to produce Engineers who hold a qualification that meets the educational requirements of the relevant Professional Engineering Institution for registration at the appropriate level: MEng for full Chartered Engineer. The MEng course fully satisfies the academic requirements for Membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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London South Bank University

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    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

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    51st out of 72 2

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    113 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%


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    / Max 200
    105 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%



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