This course considers all aspects of sustainable energy generation and the issues concerned with bulk electrical energy transport to the ultimate user.
It will give you a solid grounding in generation, transmission and distribution engineering, in addition to considering the wider issues of:
- renewable generation
This course is particularly relevant for students who are considering a career in the electrical power industry.
View the 2019/20 programme specification document for this course
View the 2020/21 programme specification document for this course
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.
One year, full-time.
The programme has been designed to maximise student choice by allowing you to tailor the structure to suit your own interests. You can choose areas that reflect your personal interests and work on an individual project. You will however, also take a number of compulsory modules to ensure you are exposed to key topics in all areas.
You can apply for the programme through the University of Southampton's online postgraduate application system. Visit our how to apply pages for more information. Please note that we belong to the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering (FPSE).
The deadline for new applications to this course is 31 July each year.
We have pioneered many of the most important advances in electronics and microelectronics over the past 30 years
We lead the UK for the volume and quality of Electrical and Electronic Engineering research (REF 2014)
97% of our Electrical and Electronic Engineering research outputs are rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)
The Guardian University Guide 2019 shows the University of Southampton second in the UK for Electronics and Electrical Engineering
We are ranked second equal for graduate prospects in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2019
Southampton is ranked in the top 51-100 universities for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the 2018 QS World Rankings, and top 10 in the UK
We are Europe’s top-ranked university for Telecommunication Engineering – ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018
We have outstanding experimental research facilities, including our world-class high-voltage laboratory and our £110m interdisciplinary clean room