MSc SENSE – Smart Electrical Networks and Systems

MSc SENSE - Smart Electrical Networks and Systems BAN

MSc SENSE develops your skills in electrical power engineering, innovation processes and entrepreneurship in the emerging field of Smart Grids. Its industry involvement gives students a broad industrial network plus the ability to combine engineering and entrepreneurship and develop their ability to analyse possibilities and risks from both a technical and business perspective.

MSc SENSE focuses on understanding, modelling and analysing the principles behind electric power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation on a broad scale. Topics range from the design, operation, control and monitoring of individual components to national power systems in their entirety.

MSc SENSE focuses strongly on entrepreneurship and creating businesses from innovations. As well as activities integrated in ‘Smart electrical networks and systems’, other events such as study visits and seminars are also provided. The programme is based on strong interaction with its industrial and research partners, who can be found all over Europe and throughout the world. Examples of industrial partners include ABB, Vattenfall and IREC.


Programme Outline

The programme gives you a highly relevant and advanced education within the smart grid concept – the electrical power system of the future. MSc SENSE focuses on understanding, modelling and analysing the principles behind electric power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation on a broad scale.

Courses and Syllabus

Find out more about the course structure of our MSc SENSE programme. Here, you can see an example of how your courses could look. These pages also provide information on mandatory modules  and minimum credit points needed to proceed with the programme.

Thesis Project and Degree

The final degree project is worth 30 ECTS corresponding to five months of full-time study. You summarise your project in a written report and present it at a seminar. It should be relevant to smart grid concepts and have a clear orientation towards innovative solutions relevant to electric power. End-of-project results are presented at the SENSE summer school as, for example, seminar sessions or joint poster sessions.

Competencies and Career

This programme provides you with the in-depth knowledge and broad competence you need for a professional industrial career in electric power development, production, system design and grid operation. Industrial partners supporting SENSE have indicated a strong need to recruit new employees with the competences provided by the programme.

How to Apply for our Programmes

Join us in shaping the future of global energy. Find out how to apply for our unique programmes and kick start your career on to the path of entrepreneurship and engineering. Our application process is competitive and we only select the very best, most talented students to join our Master Programmes. Do you think you have what it takes? Apply now.