Research and Taught Degrees

Prospective research students

If you want to pursue a rewarding postgraduate research degree leading to a Ph.D qualifications or MSc. by research that match not only your interests but prepare you with high level knowledge and skills then contact the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Aston University.
We are looking for highly motivated students to work on cutting-edge power electronics, machines & drives, and power system projects. If you are interested, please contact relavent academic staff.
How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

MSc. in Electrical Power Engineering and Systems

Undergraduate programmes

BEng. in Electrical Power Engineering

Why choose this course
Electrical 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.

Foundation Degree

The group has developed a range of foundation degree programmes in close collaboration with major utilities, including National Grid, Scottish and Southern Energy and Eon UK.

All students are employed and sponsored by their company.  The programmes are strongly linked to industry to enable students to gain a degree whilst being employed within the Energy sector.  Already more than 100 students have graduated from one of the three programmes on offer.

See more on the FdEng Power Engineering course.

Progression Year

The BEng Professional Engineering (Power Systems) programme is a final year honours progression pathway with 120 credits weighting to provide a route from foundation degrees to a BEng/BSc.

The programme uses a novel mix of blended learning, incorporating work-based learning plus short tutorial and lab classes at Aston or other approved locations so that students can undertake learning at their own pace.  Typically the students will complete this progression programme on a part-time basis over two years.