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Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering MEng University of Portsmouth

UK

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Summary

Overview

Do you like solving problems and getting hands-on with new and exciting technology? Are you interested in finding solutions that deal with society's reliance on fossil fuels? Do you want to follow in the footsteps of the engineers who worked on advancements such as solar-powered drones and the hydrogen fuel used to heat and power green homes?

If so, this Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering degree with optional sandwich year is your ideal next move. You can study it as a Bachelor's degree over 3 years (BEng) or integrated Master's degree over 4 years (MEng).

This branch of engineering focuses on powering the world, and the infrastructure around this. From energy conversion and storage technology, to low carbon heating systems, electrical circuit analysis and large network grids, you'll study a variety of topics in this constantly evolving area.

You'll learn more about the energy industry, better preparing you for a career in the field, and develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to deliver products and services that benefit the climate and society.

When you graduate, you'll be ready for a career working at the forefront of the technology responsible for electrical and renewable energy. You'll have a skillset that's always in demand, and get to be part of the solution to one of the most pressing issues facing society.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Develop the engineering skills and technical knowledge you need to design, assess and improve electrical, renewable and alternative energy systems
  • Learn about many aspects of electrical engineering, including grid management automation and the flow of high-voltage electricity
  • Get a better understanding of energy-efficient buildings, via energy conservation and undertaking energy audits
  • Study energy storage using electrolysers, batteries and fuel cells, for applications such as electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles
  • Use cost analysis to compare renewable energy technologies with traditional fuel systems from the points of view of business, industry and maintenance
  • Develop your skills in Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Learn how to write computer code to programme a system or device
  • Get the opportunity to work in industry in some modules, giving you the chance to network with, and work alongside, established experts and prospective employers
  • Develop transferable skills you can use in all areas of your life and career, such as project planning, communication, teamwork, numeracy and computer skills
  • Work alongside students from other disciplines, improving your communication skills and learning how to use your knowledge and skills to complement the expertise of others
  • Get a greater understanding of the needs and demands of a career in the electrical and renewable energy industry, on field trips to employers

Careers and opportunities

When you finish this course, our careers and employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

You'll get work at the forefront of electrical and renewable energy technology, reinforcing and improving infrastructure. Not only is the work rewarding, but you'll be working in a highly skilled area, which is always in-demand.

You'll graduate with the skills and understanding to work in many related areas, including:

  • Energy generation, such as in solar or wind power
  • Energy conversion and storage in areas such as batteries and hydrogen fuel cell technologies.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering MEng.

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£17,600.00 (18,08,720) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

13-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees

£17,600.00 (18,08,720) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

13-Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Contact University of Portsmouth

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