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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Power Systems Engineering MSc is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work at a professional level in industries involved in the production, distribution and consumption of energy and power. This wide range of industries includes transport, conventional and renewable power generation. Students will study the analysis and design of conventional and renewable machinery systems and the use of computers in advanced engineering analysis. Students gain knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering principles, quantitative methods, and mathematical and computer modelling. They also gain an awareness of the codes of practice, standards and quality issues within the modern industrial world and gain insights into project management methodoligies.

Careers

Graduates from this programme have the opportunity to forge careers in a range of sectors internationally. There are career opportunies in manufacturing and the engineering of transportation, including rail, road, shipping and aviation and the design of electric and hybrid drive trains.

Employability

Delivered by leading research and academic staff from across UCL, the programme provides a range of opportunities for students to network and keep abreast of emerging ideas. This is enhanced by our collaborations with companies and governmental bodies such as BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Lloyds Register and TfL, who provide specialised lectures and are key to our research success.

Accreditation:

The Power Systems Engineering MSc has been accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) and Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) as meeting the further learning requirements, in full, for registration as a Chartered Engineer for a period of five years, from the 2017 student cohort intake.

Application deadline

30/04/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 31,200per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 113 13

    3rd out of 71 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    198 89%

    7th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    19th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    61st

    39
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    195 85%

    6th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    59th

    17

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