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.