Electrical Power Engineering

If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration."
― Nikola Tesla

Entry requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Specialist's degree in a relevant area
  • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2)
  • Exam/ Test in a relevant field of studies
  • Interview in English with the program coordinator (Skype option is available)

Degree awarded

  • MSc in Electrical Power Engineering; awarded by SPbPU, Russia

Program duration

2 years, full-time
 

Tuition fee

International students 183 900 rubles per semester
RF citizens 145 200 rubles per semester

Can be paid online

 

Application deadline and important dates

Application period starts on February 01, 2023.

Application deadlines:

Full-time study modeJuly 01, 2023  – for applicants from countries with visa regime
August 20, 2023 – for applicants from visa-free countries

Academic year 2022-2023 starts September 01, 2023

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Curriculum

1 Semester

2 Semester

  • Scientific Discourse (3 ECTS)
  • Theoretical Basis of Electrical Engineering, Additional Chapters (4 ECTS)
  • Scientific and Research Work (7 ECTS)
  • Electrical Systems and Power Transmission (2 ECTS)
  • Computer-aided Technologies in Electrical Power Engineering (2 ECTS)
  • History and Methodology of Science (3 ECTS)
  • English for Professional Activities (4 ECTS)
  • Contemporary Problems of Electric Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering (4 ECTS)
  • High Voltage Technologies (2 ECTS)
  • Information Resources in Scientific Research (2 ECTS)
  • Internship (Obtaining Primary Professional Skills) (6 ECTS)
  • Technical Superconductivity (4 ECTS)
  • Human Resources Management (4 ECTS)
  • Scientific and Research Work (3 ECTS)
  • Electrical Systems and Power Transmission (3 ECTS)
  • Electrical Power Systems (6 ECTS)
  • Computer-aided Technologies in Electrical Power Engineering (3 ECTS)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (3 ECTS)
  • Designing of High Voltage Insulation (2 ECTS)

3 Semester

4 Semester

  • Career Adaptability (5 ECTS)
  • Automation of Electrical Substations (2 ECTS)
  • Modern Equipment of High Voltage Electrical Substations (3 ECTS)
  • Foundations of Overhead Line Design (2 ECTS)
  • Energy Economics (3 ECTS)
  • Scientific and Research Work (7 ECTS)
  • Designing of High Voltage Insulation (3 ECTS)
  • Business Planning and Efficiency Evaluation of Innovative Projects (2 ECTS)
  • Modeling of Electric Power and Electrical Engineering Objects (5 ECTS)
  • Pre-graduation Internship (9 ECTS)
  • Scientific and Research Work (12 ECTS)
  • Industrial Internship (6 ECTS)
  • Preparation and Defense of the Master's Thesis (6 ECTS)

Key courses

Electrical Systems and Power Transmission lines

General terms of power systems. Basic concept of power system stability.
Short-circuit currents calculations. Temporary and surge overvoltages, reactive power compensation means and high voltage cable lines application.
Load flow analysis methods, synchronous machines' excitation systems and automatic voltage regulators principles of operation and root causes of power system blackouts.

High Voltage Technologies

Basics in physics of HV discharge in gases. Electric strength and breakdown in solid dielectrics. Construction of internal insulation of high voltage equipment. Overvoltages in electric grids and limiting methods. High voltage testing and measuring.

Electrical Power Systems

General terms of power systems. Basic concept of power system stability. Fundamental terms of short-circuit currents calculations.Temporary and surge overvoltages, reactive power compensation means.
Load flow analysis methods. Synchronous machines' excitation systems and automatic voltage regulators principles of operation. Root causes of power system blackouts.

Contacts:

Ekaterina Sokolova
Natalia Yurievna Donmez