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Power Distribution Engineering MSc, PGDip, PGCert

In Newcastle Upon Tyne ()

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Profile 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.      

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Course programme

Modules Postgraduate Certificate

You will study four compulsory modules in one year.

Postgraduate Diploma

You will study four modules in year one and four modules in year two.


If you study full time you will take four compulsory and four optional modules, plus a research project with dissertation. Part-time students take the same mix of compulsory and optional modules split across the first two years. You then complete a project with dissertation in year three.

Compulsory modules
  • EEE8044 Fundamentals of Distribution Engineering
  • EEE8045 Environmental, Health and Safety Management for Power Distribution Engineers
  • EEE8046 Asset Management, Maintenance and Condition Monitoring
  • EEE8047 Network Design and Automation
Optional modules

You will take modules totalling 60 credits from the following list:

  • EEE8048 Switchgear Technology
  • EEE8049 Protection of Distribution Networks
  • EEE8050 Power Cables
  • EEE8051 Overhead Lines
  • EEE8052 Distributed Generation
  • EEE8053 Earthing
  • EEE8054 Power Transformers
  • EEE8082 – Fundamentals of Network Protection
  • EEE8083 – Smart Grids
  • EEE8093 Research Project

Modules might change for your year of entry.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • computer engineering
  • or a related subject

We will also consider your application if you have HND-level education and good, relevant, practical experience.

Power Distribution Engineering MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Price on request