|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You will need 2:1 or equivalent degree in a related field, for example Mathematics, Engineering or Physical Sciences.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Two references (on letter headed paper, signed and dated)
The world demand for energy, in particular electricity, will increase significantly over the next decade and beyond. There are many challenges to be addressed in order to meet this ever-increasing demand, electrical and electronic engineers will provide key solutions to these problems.
There are tremendous opportunities for us to make a significant impact that will shape the future, and this programme has been carefully designed and developed for this.
Our degree programmes are developed with industry partners to provide you with a career focused degree.
This programme provides you with an in-depth knowledge of the electrical power generation, transmission, distribution and networks. The operating principles, monitoring, optimisation and control of modern power systems are discussed in detail.
The environmental challenges, renewable energy generation, smart grid, high voltage power engineering and research and management skills are also addressed in this one-year programme. In addition, site visit and practical sessions are included. The programme has been carefully developed for graduates with electrical/electronic or related backgrounds to meet the increasing demand from the energy and power industry.
To meet the increasing demands for MSc students with industry experience, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics has introduced a 2-year MSc programme for graduates of the highest calibre to develop advanced knowledge and skills in energy and power systems and give students the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice through valuable work experience during a one year industrial placement.
Graduates will be capable of undertaking research and development work in energy and power systems, and also developing and managing R&D programmes.
This 2-year MSc programme EEEI shares the same taught modules with its equivalent 1-year MSc in Energy and Power Systems (EEEP) in year 1. But unlike the 1-year MSc students who do their MSc project over the summer, students on the 2 year MSc (EEEI) are required to undertake an industrial project and placement (either in the UK or overseas) in year 2, typically 30 weeks from September to next June.
This opportunity to work in industry will help students strengthen their career options by
- Undertaking the project work in an industrial setting;
- Applying theory learnt in the classroom to real-world practice;
- Developing communications and interpersonal skills;
- Building networks and knowledge which will be invaluable throughout their career.
Our postgraduate students get to be a part of the cutting edge research projects being undertaken by our academic staff. Here are some of the areas these projects cover:-
Molecular and semiconductor integrated circuit electronics
Digital signal processing
Free electron lasers
Energy efficient systems
You’ll get plenty of industry exposure too. Our industrial partners include ARM Holdings Plc, a top 200 UK company that specialises in microprocessor design and development.
As a result our postgraduates have an impressive record of securing employment after graduation in a wide range of careers not limited to engineering.