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Undergraduate subject

Power Engineering

09 February 2024
Studying Power Engineering will allow you to investigate power distribution and usage through electrical devices.


Power Engineering


Power Engineering explores power distribution and use. You will learn about different forms of power, specialised systems such as renewable energy, and how power is created.


Power Engineering

What will my study involve?

  • Practical courses learning about distributing power, building electrical devices, and testing system safety.
  • Projects studying, creating, and testing electrical systems like electric go-karts.
  • Field trips and research projects through UC’s Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre).

Power Engineering

Career opportunities

Power engineers will find a lot of work opportunities because of their expertise in both power and energy engineering. Their skills are used in many industries related to the electric power industry.

Career pathways could include:

  • power transmission and distribution companies
  • electrical manufacturing
  • government entities and regulators
  • electricity service providers.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

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