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PhD by Research in Electrical Power Systems

Graduates from this PhD programme by research will be able to:
A. Knowledge and Understanding

At the end of of the research students should possess skills to:
A1. Critically examine the background literature relevant to the electrical power systems field;
A2. Develop skills in making and testing hypotheses, in developing new theories, and in planning and conducting experiments in electrical power systems field;
A3. Develop or design electrical power systems solutions;
A4. Formulate Mathematical methods connected to electrical power systems and their impact on the theory of algorithms.
B. Cognitive/ Intellectual Skills/ Application of Knowledge
At the end of the PhD programme students should be able to:
B1. Engineer in electrical power systems by applying state-of-the-art of energy technologies and validation techniques in conjunction with simulation and experimental
methodology;
B2. Review research work within electrical power systems domain; relate it to the forefront of knowledge, and assess its applicability for energy solutions;
B3. Perform research that challenges established concepts, theory, methods and technology within the electrical power systems field;
B4. Handle relevant ethical issues pertinent to electrical power systems research and its application on smart grid, grid connected or off-grid solutions.
C. Communication /ICT /Numeracy /Analytic Techniques/Practical Skills
At the end of the PhD programme students should be able to:
C1. Develop practical research skills and learn new state of the art techniques used in Electrical power systems research;
C2. Carry out research work of high international standards that advances the forefront of knowledge and application related to electrical power systems within area of smart grid, grid connected or off-grid techniques;
C3. Identify and assess the need for innovation, and initiate and contribute to innovative Electrical power systems projects that can be applied to the society;
C4. Critically analyze complex electrical power systems and give a specific problem based solutions;
C5. Use software development environment to simulate electrical power energy systems solutions.
D. General transferable skills
At the end of the programme students should be able to:
D1. Disseminate and publish research results through recognized channels, including scientific workshops, conferences, and journals within electrical power systems field.
D2. Participate in research discussions and research collaboration internationally on scientific topics within the electrical power energy systems field of specialization.
D3. Efficiently disseminate scientific research findings within the community and outside, to the research sphere for inter-disciplinary cooperation for increased visibility;
D4. Communicate scientific research outputs among the relevant stakeholders and Electrical power energy systems research community;
D5. Contribute to the development of scientific knowledge, scientific methods, and electrical power energy systems based technologies and their application in society.

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