Recruiting now: for 2017/18 intake, with attractive scholarships. Duration of programme: September-August, 1 year full-time campus-based. Number of Intake: Up to 25 students per year
Entry Requirements 1) A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, control engineering or related disciplines. 2) For international students, IELTS 6.0, and 5.5 with pre-sessional courses, or equivalent. 3) Applications from mature students with appropriate experience will be considered on merit. 4) Students already reading another degree programme at Aston University may be allowed to transfer to this programme, with the agreement of the School’s Associate Dean for Postgraduate Programmes.
Tuition Fees 1) UK/EU students: £5,700 (2017/18 fees) 2) International students: £15,650 (2017/18 fees)
Scholarships You can find out more about our postgraduate scholarships for international students here. Queries can be made to the programme director. If you are a UK or EU student, please email email@example.com for information on funding.
Aims of the Programme 1) Power engineering plays an increasingly critical role in establishing tomorrow’s low-carbon society worldwide. Typical applications include electrified vehicles, more-electric aircraft, offshore wind farms, high-voltage direct current transmission, smart cities and renewable energy. In response to this need, this MSc is developed to offer a provision to these students who seek a career in the power sector in the UK or abroad. 2) Providing the latest knowledge and understanding of specialist topics in electrical power engineering and systems. Developing transferable skills for knowledge acquisition and lifelong employability. 3) Meeting the professional development needs of the students and their employers. 4) Providing relevant training to power engineering graduates who wish to pursue a career as design and development engineers in power electronics, power systems, electrical machines or drive systems. Equipping the students with engineering judgement and critical thinking required for their profession. Laying a solid foundation for further studies and research in electrical power (such as PhD).
Programme Structure and Modules The study of 10 credits is equivalent to 100 learning hours. The learning hours will include but are not limited to lectures, seminars, tutorials, lab sessions, practicals, online activity, reading, other independent study, feedback on assignments, field trips and work placements.
Advanced Power Electronics
Modern Electrical Machines and Drives
Smart Grid Technologies
Control of Electrical Power
Finite Element Analysis: Theory and Application
Practical Numerical Methods
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Applications
Innovation Business Development
Corporate Social Responsibility
Contact Details Programme Director, Professor Wen Cao, +44 (0)121 2044264, firstname.lastname@example.org EAS Postgraduate Admissions Office, +44 (0)121 2043400, email@example.com
Why choose this courseElectrical Power Engineering graduates are in high demand.Aston University works in partnership with the National Grid and SSE, giving the course a strong industrial focus.The programme has a wide range of applications, such as renewable energy and manufacturing. Details