BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Electrical Engineering with Renewable Energy Systems

MEng  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions are at the top of the global agenda. This course addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy and how solar, wind, wave and other such energy sources can be efficiently integrated into practical power systems.

The curriculum is distinctive in that it provides a strong compulsory of teaching in power electronic converters, machines and control backed up with modules on power generation and electronic conversion with renewable energy sources.

Our degrees have a common first year during which you will study all of the main specialisms. Based on your own personal learning experiences of these subjects, you will be able to re-evaluate your original degree choice at level 1 and switch to a related course if you want.

Programme description

Renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions are at the top of the global agenda. This course addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy and how solar, wind, wave and other such energy sources can be efficiently integrated into practical power systems.

The curriculum is distinctive in that it provides a strong compulsory of teaching in power electronic converters, machines and control backed up with modules on power generation and electronic conversion with renewable energy sources.

Our degrees have a common first year during which you will study all of the main specialisms. Based on your own personal learning experiences of these subjects, you will be able to re-evaluate your original degree choice at level 1 and switch to a related course if you want.

Key Modules

Recent graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies including the BBC, Virgin Airways, Opodo, Philips, Siemens and a variety of design companies.

Module & Subject

Level 1 Compulsory

  • Digital Systems and Microprocessors
  • Devices and Circuits
  • Level 1 Electrical Engineering Workshop
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Fundamental Mathematics for Engineers
  • Further: Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science, Systems and Society.

Level 2 Compulsory

  • Communication
  • Digital Systems Design and Reliability Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Sustainability
  • Electronic Systems
  • Signals and Systems
  • Engineering Group Design Project
  • Management.

Level 3 Compulsory

  • MEng Individual Project and Project Management
  • Advanced Devices and Electronic Systems Design
  • Control Systems
  • Power Electronics and Systems
  • Renewable Energy in Power Systems.

Level 5 Compulsory

  • Major Group Project
  • Innovation, Business and Enterprise for Engineers.

Level 5 Options

Choose four modules from:

  • Energy Economics and Power
  • Power Electronics and FACTS
  • Power System Stability and Control
  • Sustainable Power Generation
  • Power System Analysis and Security
  • Power System Operation and Management.
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    80% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

    • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
    • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
    • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 5 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER