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BEng (Hons) Electrical Power Engineering


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 programme has been designed in collaboration with industry and has a strong emphasis on practical experience. It 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.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2-4 year (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £11,500/year  (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

Career Opportunities

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.

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The university’s strong links with industry is reflected in the number of global companies who support their employees to attend courses part-time. 

Chris Holland,

Graduate BEng Hons Electrical Power Engineering 

Course Contents

  • Provides a range of basic concepts of IT and the Principles of Electrical, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering

  • Introduces Management Responsibilities of a Professional Engineer

  • Mathematics

  • Thermodynamics

  • Energy Resources

  • Generation & Utilisation

  • Electrical Systems

  • Instrumentation and Control Systems

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