MSc Electrical Power Systems Engineering (Distance Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Master of Science
From 24 months to 60 months part time
Entry requirements

You should hold first-class / upper second-class honours degree, or international equivalent, in electronic/electrical engineering, physics or computer science or its equivalent from a reputable institution. If you do not meet this level then relevant industrial experience can be taken into account

If you do not meet the standard academic requirements but have at least an upper second-class foundation degree (or equivalent) in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, mathematics, physics, or computer science) along with appropriate industrial experience , may be accepted on to the first two units from the MSc as a standalone training course. When assessing you for this we will take into account industrial experience, as well as the relevance and grades of your taught units. When applying please make sure you detail your industrial experience with the analysis/simulation/design of electrical power systems. If you do sufficiently well in the units we may be able to transfer you onto the full MSc.

Please contact us if you have any questions about this process ( ). 

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • This course is a new mode of delivery of our well established MSc in Electrical Power Systems Engineering
  • There is much greater flexibility - most of the material can be completed at a time that suits you through our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • You receive weekly contact with a tutor (via a small group video conference), where you will be given feedback and can ask questions
  • The course has been designed to support those working in industry. Multiple entry points exist and the course can be completed in a timescale that suits your needs
Electrical Power Systems Engineering MSc Distance Learning Course


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000 over 3 years, £3,334 per annum
    International students (per annum): £23,000 over 3 years, £7,667 per annum

Contact details

Academic department
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Contact name
Dr James Brooks
+44 (0)161-306-8816
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