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Cardiff University MSc Electrical Energy Systems
Cardiff University

MSc Electrical Energy Systems

Cardiff, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time

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23 Sep 2024

GBP 28,200 / per year *

On-Campus

* for overseas | for home: £11,700

Introduction

This course meets an urgent need for specialists in advanced electrical energy systems that are needed to design and build secure, reliable, low-carbon and affordable energy systems in developed and developing countries around the world. The programme maintains a particular focus on the integration of renewable generation into electricity transmission and distribution networks and will prepare you for a new era of truly ‘smart’ grids.

More specifically, the programme aims to equip you with:

  • Demonstrable mastery of a broad spectrum of advanced engineering principles to real-life technological, financial, regulatory, managerial and ethical problems encountered in the electrical Energy and Power profession, and the potential to be key professional players in the wider industry, the professions, and public service
  • A systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights are at the forefront of Electrical Energy Systems
  • A comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship
  • Originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in the area of Electrical Energy Systems

Why Study this Course

This course has a particular focus on the integration of renewable generation into electricity transmission and distribution networks and on preparing students for a new era of truly ‘smart’ grids and is designed to meet the urgent need for specialists in advanced electrical energy systems.

Strong Research Focus

You will learn in a research-led teaching institution, with the opportunity to undertake your project in a successful, research-based environment with access to high-quality facilities to support your work.

Engaging Culture

There is an open and engaging culture between our students and our research-active staff, who are actively involved in the design and delivery of this course.

Research Project

Students will complete a major individual research project where they will apply project-specific engineering principles.

Professional 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 fully meet the CEng registration educational requirements.

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