What will I learn?

The Power Systems Engineering MSc is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work at a professional level in industries involved in the production, distribution and consumption of energy and power. This wide range of industries includes transport, conventional and renewable power generation. Students will study the analysis and design of conventional and renewable machinery systems and the use of computers in advanced engineering analysis. Students gain knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering principles, quantitative methods, and mathematical and computer modelling. They also gain an awareness of the codes of practice, standards and quality issues within the modern industrial world and gain insights into project management methodoligies.

Careers

Graduates from this programme have the opportunity to forge careers in a range of sectors internationally. There are career opportunies in manufacturing and the engineering of transportation, including rail, road, shipping and aviation and the design of electric and hybrid drive trains.

Employability

Delivered by leading research and academic staff from across UCL, the programme provides a range of opportunities for students to network and keep abreast of emerging ideas. This is enhanced by our collaborations with companies and governmental bodies such as BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Lloyds Register and TfL, who provide specialised lectures and are key to our research success.

Accreditation:

The Power Systems Engineering MSc has been accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) and Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) as meeting the further learning requirements, in full, for registration as a Chartered Engineer for a period of five years, from the 2017 student cohort intake.

Which department am I in?

Engineering Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£31,200.00 (US$ 42,943) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

UCL (University College London)

Gower Street,

London,

Camden,

WC1E 6BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students with Medical / Dental / Pharmacy degree or Doctorate/PhD (all degrees must be awarded by an institution accredited by a recognised regional accreditation body) will also be considered.

For international students

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university in a suitable engineering subject such as electrical, mechanical or mechatronics, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Some basic knowledge of applied electricity is essential.Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 92 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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