Smart Grids (in conjunction with Comillas Pontificial University and Iberdrola)

University of Strathclyde


This course responds to the growing demand for engineers required to lead the process of the digitalisation of the electric grid. It's designed specifically for graduates in the areas of electrical, electronic or telecommunications engineering.

It will both deepen the knowledge of electrical engineering graduates in the new challenges and opportunities around smart grids, and allow information and communications engineers to gain new insights into the power sector’s emerging needs and the global energy transition. You'll gain the foundations to contribute to the new energy paradigm and the utility of the future.

The course provides a unique opportunity for extensive international experience. You'll spend one term in Spain and one term in Scotland, followed by a paid internship offered within the framework of the MSc degree at any of the international offices of Iberdrola in Spain, Scotland, the USA and Brazil.

Entry Requirements

A first or good second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in electronic, electrical or telecommunications engineering, or a related subject from a recognised academic institution.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months


Faculty of Engineering


Electronic and Electrical Engineering

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy