Electrical Power Engineering MSc
COURSE INFORMATION (2013 ENTRY)
16 months full-time (September or January start)Engineering and Environment
Ellison Building, Newcastle City Campus
On completing the programme students will be expected to have a thorough understanding of power systems, renewable energy and distributed generation, applications of power electronics in power and drive systems, business issues regarding power engineering and Computer Aided Power System Design and Analysis.
Students enrolling in the programme choose to do a project in consultation with an appropriate academic staff. The particular choice of project for a student will take into account the student’s interests, aspirations and previous experience.
Northumbria University provides a range of courses and study opportunities at degree and postgraduate levels, to suit a wide range of entry achievement profiles and to meet the needs of industry and aspiring professionals. The strength of the Faculty lies in its enthusiastic and dedicated staff who are valued for the quality of support provided to students, their research and enterprise involvement.
The University is regularly visited by professional bodies in order to accredit the courses. The Faculty is praised for its enthusiastic staff, modern laboratories and its good industrial links.
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The assessment methods reflect the wide range of teaching and learning practices and diversity of subject matter and test the learning outcomes of each module in the most appropriate way. The students are expected to evaluate theoretical or practical frameworks for the analysis and critical evaluation of a variety of issues, informed by recent research. Where appropriate, they are also expected to propose new solutions to problems.
This programme is CEng accredited. It fulfils the educational requirements for Chartered Engineer when presented with an accredited MSc or equivalent further learning.
In addition, the programme meet the educational requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.
The programme will enhance students’ knowledge and skills in current practices and new developments in electrical power engineering. This will give the graduate a better opportunity for a career in industry or provide a good background to undertake further research studies.
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