Master of Engineering (Electrical Power)

The program is an advanced degree program to cater for graduates and professionals who are seeking and updating greater knowledge of current technology and techniques in electrical power, energy conversion, and high voltage engineering. The Master of Engineering (Electrical Power) offers high-level graduate program with strong foundations in theory, to equip student with the skills necessary to grasp and develop new technologies and trends in the electrical engineering field. It is designed to develop competent electrical power system professionals and the potentials of tomorrow’s leaders in the power industry. The program prepares students to make an immediate contribution to the workplace and become leaders in the industry. Outstanding students can have the opportunities to further their studies leading to a PhD degree.


Program Educational Objectives (PeO)

  1. To produce postgraduates with multidisciplinary knowledge needed for designing,integrating and optimizing solutions, central to modern to modern power engineering systems.
  2. To produce postgraduates who are able to generate new knowledge, idea and technique in power engineering.
  3. To produce postgraduates who are able to function in R&D research team and innovative industrial ventures.
  4. To produce postgraduates who are able to consistently perform their responsibilities ethically and professionally.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Graduates from this program are expected to have the following outcomes:

  1. PO1: Attain advanced knowledge on theories, methods and applications in Electrical Power field.
  2. PO2: Able to demonstrate proficiency in relevant analytical methods, simulations, and/or experiments to perform research.
  3. PO3: Able to critically solve problems and apply engineering knowledge in design and development.
  4. PO4: Able to plan and perform research undertakings responsibly, professionally and ethically.
  5. PO5: Able to communicate, and express knowledge and ideas effectively.
  6. PO6: Able to continue life-long learning and apply technology for the betterment of humanity.

Program Structure

Compulsory courses (12 credits)
MKEP 1533 Power Electronics System
MKEP 1553 High Voltage Insulation & Coordination
MKEP 1603 Power System Analysis & Computational Method
MKEP 1633 Power System Devices & Apparatus

Electivecourses* – Choose 5 courses (15 credits, may include 1 course from other program)
MKEP 1513 Electronic Power Conversion
MKEP 1523 Electrical Drives
MKEP 1543 Advanced High Voltage Technology
MKEP 1563 Power Quality
MKEP 1613 Power System Control
MKEP 1623 Power Transmission & Security
MKEP 1643 Lightning Protection & Grounding System
MKEP 1653 Integrated Resource Planning in Energy Sector
MKEP 1663 Special Topic in Power Engineering
MKEP 1673 Power System Protection
MKEP 1683 Alternative Energy Technology System

Masters Project (10 credits)
MKEP 1814 Research Project Proposal (4 credits)
MKEP 1826 Research Project Thesis (6 credits)

Other required courses (6 credits)
U*** ###3 Non-technical subject
MKEU 0013 Introduction to Research Methodology in Electrical Engineering


Please refer to the course synopses page for course description.