Master of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering (Kathmandu University)
The Master of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering program is introduced with the aim of upgrading the professional skills of electrical engineer. The two year program conducted by the Kathmandu University is divided into four semesters. The university started to offer this program in the year 2004 in cooperation with Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Apart from the domestic, students from all over the globe including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Tanzania and Zambia enroll in this program each year. The course now comprises study at both Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Kathmandu University. In the first semester, students studies at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in order to earn thirty credits in ECTS and credits earned by them will later be transferred to fifteen KU credits. Students complete rest of their education through Kathmandu University. Students studying this course are provided with scholarship that covers their living expenses both in Norway and Nepal. The program covers subjects, such as Power System Reliability, Social Impacts of Engineering Systems, Renewable Energy Systems, Distribution Systems Design, Power System Dynamics and Control, Financing and Economics of Power Systems, Advanced Probability and Statistics, Power Engineering Updates, Power Electronics and Power System Analysis. Before graduation, students must submit thesis.
Kathmandu University – School of Engineering is the only academic institution offering ME in Electrical Power Engineering program under the affiliation of Kathmandu University in Nepal.
The major aim of the ME in Electrical Engineering program is to enhance the professional skill of electrical engineers. Some of the specific objectives of this program are listed below:
Students interested to pursue the ME in Electrical Power Engineering should fulfill the following criteria:
- Should have two year experience in relevant profession
- Should take leave from job
- Students from the non-English speaking country should submit the test certificate of TOEFL
- Should be age of 25 to 35
- Should hold BE in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
- Should have scored at least fifty percent or 2.5 CGPA
- Should have knowledge in materials science, electromagnetic, electronics, electrical machines, power systems, mathematics and system/control theory
Course of Study
Scope and Career Prospects
The ME in Electrical Power Engineering degree provides graduates with a number of job opportunities in sectors such as electrical power generation, transmission & distribution and electronic component manufacturing companies. Since electrical engineer is considered as one of the most reputed career, graduates can expect to earn some good amount.