Master of Electrical Power Engineering

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Electrical Power Engineering course is specifically designed to meet industry needs, by providing structured learning and development and providing knowledge and experience difficult to gain through workplace training programs. The course modules have been selected from areas key to the Australian electricity transmission and distribution industry ensuring you receive up-to-date industry-specific education. The program is focused on current technologies and challenges faced by engineers working in the field of electrical power engineering.


The course consists of a coursework program of eight subjects from the following: Overhead, Underground, Line Design and Construction, Power Quality, Power System Stability, Electrical Safety, Distribution System Reliability, Renewable and Embedded Generation, High Voltage Engineering, Distribution Network Planning, Electricity Market Structures and Demand Side Integration, Power Systems Earthing, Power System Protection and Communication, and Substation Design.


  • Electrical power engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor of Engineering degree specialising in Electrical Engineering awarded with Honours Class 2, Division 11
  • Or a Graduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering. Other tertiary qualifications, together with relevant professional experience over a period of at least two years, may also be considered. Applicants must also include a CV providing a brief account of their work history to date.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UOW Online Domestic: $36,144
International: $37,536

Further information

For many decades, UOW's Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges. Coursework programs are flexible with many subjects offered at times convenient to busy engineers in full-time employment. UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally. This concentration of high-quality research has ensured that Engineering at UOW is part of the Go8 - Group of Eight Associates, the top research faculties in Australia.

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