Programme Outcomes

Graduates of the MSc in Electrical Power Engineering will be equipped with specialized knowledge associated with the individual modules within the programme, and general understanding fostered throughout the programme and obtained from the supplementary training activities, study projects and summer dissertations.

The knowledge and understanding acquired within this programme can be broadly classified into two categories:

1. Specialized knowledge and understanding, associated with the individual modules within the programme, including (but not limited to):

  • Fundamental and emerging power engineering technologies
  • Advanced numerical methods in application to electrical power engineering problems
  • Modern power conversion components & systems
  • Integration of renewable energy in the power system
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Electrical engineering aspects of energy storage
  • Power, telecommunications & control aspects of smart grids
  • Research and innovation management techniques.

2. General knowledge and understanding, fostered throughout the programme and obtained from the supplementary training activities, study projects and summer dissertations:

  • Understanding of the current and future technological developments as dictated by global challenges.
  • Appreciation of: the role and place of electrical power engineering in relation to societal needs and world economy, and the international dimension of electrical power engineering.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the modern research tools and techniques.
  • Appreciation, understanding and fostering of knowledge dissemination and public outreach.