UCAS code H630
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If you have decided on a career as a power engineer then this BEng Electrical Power Engineering course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to analyse complex power engineering situations and solve power engineering problems.
The degree will equip you with an in-depth engineering knowledge across a broad range of modern power system technologies including renewable generation and high voltage transmission and distribution systems.
The BEng Electrical Power Engineering offers pathways which can lead to careers with power utilities, offshore oil companies, power-marine engineering, power engineering support companies and manufacturing industries.
Participation in industry-related projects will allow you to develop a wide range of skills in demand by employers.
The degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council and will provide you with the full academic requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
SQA National Certificate (SCQF 6) in an electrical discipline.
You will learn through a combination of face-to-face and video conference lectures and tutorials, practical workshop sessions, laboratory exercises, and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE), with support from your tutors.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£645|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£215|
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term time address in Scotland studying this course full time, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||CertHE||£9,000 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£9,000 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£9,000 p.a.|
**4th year free only for students studying full-time who have paid for the previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Part-time (per 20 credit module) - £1,500 (2016-17).
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time per year (120 credit modules) per year||£11,000|
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year***||£5,520|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)***||£1,840|
***There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international. students.
Further information on international course fees.
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK and International undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
Successful completion of the BEng Electrical Power Engineering will provide a sound base for careers in a wide variety of industries, including electrical power utility companies, offshore, installations, marine and desalination plants, and industrial plants. Graduates are likely to move into careers in:
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.