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Electrical Power Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University has been designed in collaboration with industry and has a strong emphasis on practical experience. 
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Overview

Climate change and economic drivers mean there is a strong move toward renewable energy from wind, wave and tidal sources - and correspondingly an increased demand for power system engineers.

This Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University provides a broad education in electrical, mechanical and electronic engineering, alongside specialist modules in power engineering and power electronics.

You will have access to well-equipped computer aided engineering and electrical and electronic laboratories with leading technologies, as well as the opportunity for two industry placements.

Your Career

Graduates from this programme are likely to be much in demand with global power companies such as Howden, GEC, Doosan, Babcock, Scottish Power and the Weir Group.

Accreditation

The Electrical Power Engineering degree is accredited by IET the Institute of Engineering and Technology and EI the Energy Institute.Coursework is designed to meet the requirements of UKSPEC the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence by the Engineering Council UK and the MEng pathways satisfy the academic requirements for C.Eng Chartered Engineer status.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 5 Years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Management Responsibilities of a Professional Engineer
  • Mathematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Energy Resources
  • Generation and Utilisation
  • Electrical Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBC at Higher to include Maths and one from Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science
  • A level: CCD including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H5 including Maths and Physics, plus English at Ordinary Level O2
  • IB Diploma: 24 points must include Maths and Physics
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering subject at MMM
  • SWAP STEM programme: BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250 

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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