M.Sc. Power Distribution Engineering, MSc; PGDip; PGCert

| Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
This course provides specialist knowledge in electrical power distribution at an advanced level. It meets the increasing demand for skilled Power Distribution Engineers in industry. It provides professional career development with major input from industrial experts.



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.

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Tuition fee Not specified
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months

Course Content

See Prospectus online .

English Language Requirements


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Normally a second-class BEng Honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering or a related subject. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with HND-level education and good relevant practical experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.0.

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