MSc: 12 months full time; 24 or 36 months part time
PGDip: 24 months part time
PGCert: 12 months part time
We offer full and part time courses in Power Distribution Engineering to support professional and career development. They are:
•designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled Power Distribution Engineers
•focused on application of knowledge
•structured to allow flexibility for you and your employer
•taught by industry-based module leaders giving invaluable practical experience and relevant industrial context
The majority of part time students are based in industry while completing the course, allowing you to share and learn from the experiences of your peers.
The course is in modular form, mixing direct teaching with distance learning. Each module comprises two days of face-to-face teaching and three days of teaching delivered by distance learning. Assessment of each module is by written examination and module assignment.
The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Engineering Council, and therefore provides a good foundation for professional registration.
You will have access to a range of specialist facilities. Each research group in the school has dedicated equipment and laboratories.
See Prospectus online .
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
We will also consider your application if you have HND-level education and good, relevant, practical experience.International Students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements:
Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)
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