Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 11.3 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 17.7 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:6513 Duration:12 months


This course has been designed to meet the industrial demand for the training and education of both existing and future engineers in the advanced concepts of sustainable electrical power and energy generation. It provides skills for operation, control, design, regulation and management of power systems and networks of the future.

Employment opportunities: Provides graduates with the ability to critically evaluate methodologies, analytical procedures and research methods in power system engineering and in the use of state-of-the-art computational tools, the design of sustainable electrical power systems and networks and regulatory frameworks, with strong industry links.

The modules for this course are delivered over two semesters, with weekly lessons scheduled over two days a week. The third semester is spent completing a project that involves writing a dissertation and presenting findings.

Modules include:

* Introduction to Power Systems
* Energy Utilisation and Management
* Systems Modelling
* Renewable Energy: Engineering Principles of Solar, Wind and Biomass Energy Supplies
* Transmission and Distribution
* Industrial Control
* Power Electronics
* Economics of the Power Industry

Completion of modules and examinations will lead to the award of a Diploma. The completion of modules, examinations and a dissertation will lead to the award of a Masters degree. Students interested in this course may also be interested in the Energy and Environmental Technology and Economics course.

Applicants should have either,a minimum of a lower second class Honours degree in electrical engineering, physics or an engineering-related subject or relevant career achievement in a power/energy-related or environmental field.For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required: * IELTS: 6.5 * TOEFL (internet based): 90 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test: 90 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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